On Friday (29 April), the News Agency LLC or www.news.mn, a leading media website organized a journalism forum among media websites in Mongolia. The forum was organized with motto ‘Online journalism needs to be more responsible than getting more views’.
Social media researches, lawyers, university professors and delegates from website associations as well as nearly 150 journalists from some 60 media websites gathered in the forum, organised as a part of 15th anniversary of the establishment of News Agency LLC.
The panel discussions were held on five themes namely; ‘Social and Journalism’, ‘Obligation of editorial media websites’, ‘Content theft and copyright’, ‘Political agenda’ as well as ‘Government press department and one-man websites’.
The forum is focused on bringing together digital platforms and publishers, fact checkers, civil society and academia that aims to control the spread of harmful content, including fake news and content theft.
At result of the event, editorial media websites formed a working group for further cooperation and creating legal regulation based on proposals made by delegation.