The media industry in Latvia has won recognition of its rights and privileges in opposition to the state and individuals. Investigative journalists working online and in print, radio and television have done groundbreaking work to reveal serious violations and crimes. Public media, mainly owing to its digital presence, has been recognised as a legitimate, trustworthy and useful source of information. However, financial instability endangers its existence. Additionally, fake news, particularly in terms of social networks, is an ever-growing problem.
Our colleagues Linda Reneslāce, Andris Tauriņš and Krišjānis Knodze shared their overview of The Media and Entertainment Law in Latvia.
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