Dmitry Medvedevthe: Ekaterina Shtukina / RIA Novosti
The Prime Minister, the Chairman of “United Russia” Dmitry Medvedev supported the idea of organizing a competition for investigative journalism. It is reported RIA Novosti on Friday, 5 July.
In his opinion, today the journalistic profession is going through difficult times. “Now any popular blogger may consider himself as a successful journalist. Does this mean that any popular blogger — is a quality representative of the journalistic profession? No, of course,” he said at a plenary meeting of polikondensatsii party.
Medvedev admitted that often the staff of media when working on the material are forced to go against the government. According to him, the fair work Vice-versa must be supported.
On 1 July the Russian and foreign media published an article by journalist Ivan Golunova, previously detained on charges of attempted sale of drugs, of the funeral market in Moscow. After detention over article to work on the investigation of the correspondent of “Medusa” and join other media.
In the Kremlin with the publication of the review, but for a detailed review sent to law enforcement agencies.
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