Posts tagged as Re:Baltica

Re:Baltica reports on big changes in Baltic Russian-language media

Friday, March 27, 2020

The Baltic Center for Investigative Journalism, Re:Baltica, has a new story examining the fate of the most popular local Russian language TV canal, Pervij Baltijskij Kanal (PBK, First Baltic Channel), which closed down its local news desks on March 20. “That means that for a large part of population in Latvia and Estonia, where the Russian-speaking population watches PBK more than any of the local public broadcasters, their evening news are coming straight from…

Facebook announces Re:Baltica as fact-checking partner

Thursday, March 26, 2020

The social media company Facebook announced March 26 it was partnering with “independent, third-party fact-checkers” in the Baltic states who will review and  rate the accuracy  of content. “Today we’re announcing the launch of our third-party fact-checking program in Latvia and Estonia, and expansion in Lithuania with  Re:Baltica   and Delfi, which will join our current partner    15min.lt  . All partners are    certified   through the non-partisan International Fact-Checking Network,” a press…

Re:Baltica reports on disturbing patterns of domestic violence

Thursday, March 12, 2020

The Baltic Center for Investigative Journalism, Re:Baltica, has a powerful new series of investigations online probing the disturbing topic of domestic violence in Latvia. The series of articles looks at how widespread the problem is and whether suitable measures are in place to protect vulnerable victims of domestic violence and hand out appropriate punishments to perpetrators. A piece titled   The Woman With The Cut Off Ear    relates a longstanding pattern…