Posts tagged as reporters

Reporters from Lithuania’s 15min.lt resign in protest

Monday, October 5, 2020

Several reporters from Lithuania’s 15min.lt news website have resigned in protest against alleged “interference” by the company’s director, who has recently announced a restructuring at the editorial office. According to Dovydas Pancerovas, an investigative journalist who resigned from 15min.lt together with his colleague Birute Davidonyte, the company wanted to remove several editors including the chief editor, Raimundas Celencevičius. Pancerovas claimed the move was aimed at “limiting the journalists’ independence” and…

After criticising president, three Lithuanian reporters barred from moderating conference

Friday, September 25, 2020

Three Lithuanian journalists have been barred from moderating a high-level conference due to their criticism of the president. Rimvydas Valatka, Rita Miliūtė, and Vytautas Buveris had been invited by the organisers to moderate the Lublin Four conference at the Presidential Palace on Wednesday, which involved scholars from Lithuania, Poland, Ukraine, and Belarus. But the journalists were not welcome at the Presidential Palace, the president’s office informed. Previously, they had expressed…

Trump and Kim’s DMZ meeting mixes show and substance

By Zeke Miller on Monday, July 1, 2019

With those words, a deliberate step and a pat on the arm of Kim Jong Un, President Donald Trump became the first sitting American leader to step into North Korea on Sunday as the two made history at the heavily fortified Demilitarized Zone. The made-for-television moment was unthinkable just two years ago, when the men were trading base insults and grim threats. Trump’s three-hour stop at the DMZ — of…