Peak hour (1998) 11.11.1998
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The guest of the program is the president of the Glasnost Defense Foundation Alexei Simonov.
The threats to freedom of speech on the part of the Communists, the problems of the media in the regions, the helplessness of federal legislation are discussed; Examples are considered The arrest of Altay Galeev, director of the radio "Titan" in Ufa, and the murder of Larisa Yudina, the editor-in-chief of the newspaper "Sovetskaya Kalmykia".
What is more terrible for the Russian media is the arbitrariness of local authorities or lack of funding.
The law on the media and who should monitor its implementation.
PersonnelSimonov A.K. - writer, film director, journalist, human rights activist, president of the Glasnost Defense Foundation, son of the writer Konstantin Simonov.
Media; Authorities and management; Crime and Accidents