- Tuesday, November 14, 2017 5:53 PM
Skopje, 14 November 2017 (MIA) - The Government will not initiate changes in the Media Law towards regulating the operations of web portals, but is open for suggestions if competent associations see the need for this, said Minister of Information Society and Administration Damjan Mancevski on Tuesday.
"Media workers should initiate changes in the Media Law. We need consensus within the society if we are to open this issue", Mancevski told reporters after a meeting with OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media Harlem Desir.
He added that Macedonia has a serious problem of so-called fake news.
"We are a source of fake news in global terms, but we are working together and I have already discussed this issue with OSCE representative Desir and other stakeholders. Despite being a small country, Macedonia is a rather big player in the fake news field. A panel dedicated to this issue will be held within the Global Summit for the Western Balkans next spring. We will invite big media and international organizations because we want to tackle this problem together", stressed Mancevski. ik/17:51
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