The media need to work out common rules of the game in working with information. Such an opinion was expressed to the correspondent of BelTA by the head of the Information Spetsnaz Association (Russia) Igor Panarin.
” I am glad that I am participating in the media forum, and I will try to express my approaches, even if they are controversial. It is necessary to work out common rules of the game on the information field. Information is a powerful weapon that can both stabilize the situation and have a negative impact on millions of people. Professionals from different countries gathered at the forum, which will enable us during the discussion to develop joint recommendations that will be useful for each of the participating countries, and Belarus will in a certain sense be a leader on the global media market, “Igor Panarin said.
” From my point of view, the Minsk forum is turning into a world media site, which deals with the most pressing problems, especially social media. I do not see anything similar in the post-Soviet space. Confirmation of this — a wide range of participants, including European, “- added the Russian expert.
XIII Belarusian International Media Forum “Partnership for the Future: A Digital Agenda for Media Sphere” opened today in Minsk. About 300 people take part in it, they are representatives of about 30 countries — not only CIS, but also far abroad. The event is held in the context of the implementation of the tasks of digitalization of the space of the Eurasian Economic Union, the construction of the digital economy and information society in Belarus, qualitative changes in the activities of modern media. At the same time, special attention is planned to be given to digital formats of media work, introduction of new media management technologies, as well as cross-border information challenges and threats caused by active entry into the public life of numerous online publications.