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Latvia - Is Latvia eyeing a Hungarian-style Media Council?

Reporters without borders
Reporters Without Borders is deeply concerned by the unprecedented interference by Latvia's National Council for Electronic Mass Media (NEPLP) in the editorial policy of a state-run radio station. “Complaints by a member of the NEPLP about the choice of guests on a political programme on Latvijas Radio are not only improper but also frankly worrying,” the press freedom organization said. “The incident casts suspicion on the independence of the NEPLP, whose structure was reformed by Parliament (...)

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