Miloš Stojković, Živković Samardžić Technology, Media and Telecommunications associate was amongst the panelists at the Journalism Ethics in Online Media workshop organised by the Press Council, an independent, self-regulatory body established for monitoring the observance of the Journalists’ Code of Ethics and solving complaints related to media content. At the workshop, Miloš presented the Press Council’s Gudielines on the application of the Code of Ethics in a digital environment through a series of hypothetical case studies.
The Press Council brings together publishers, owners of print and online media, news agencies and media professionals. Besides monitoring the observance of the Journalist’s Code of Ethics and solving complaints related to media content, the Press Council is authorized to mediate between aggrieved individuals, institutions and editorial staff, and to pronounce public warnings in cases when determined that the violation of ethical standards as defined by the Journalist’s Code of Ethics has occurred. The Press Council is engaged in the education of media professional to act in accordance with the Code of Ethics and works to strengthen the role of media in Serbia.
Živković Samardžić is one of the Serbia’s leading full-service independent law firms and has been on the forefront of the legal developments in Media and Communications sector in Serbia for decades. Miloš Stojković joined Živković Samardžić in 2012, after a four-year stint with the Ministry of Telecommunications and Information Society, where he was a Legal Advisor and a Head of Regulatory Department in the Sector for Electronic Communications. Before the Ministry, he was a project coordinator and researcher with the Belgrade Centre for Human Rights.
You can watch the event here, and read the Gudielines (in Serbian) here. Should you have any questions regarding the above, please contact any of your regular contacts at Živković Samardžić or Miloš Stojković at firstname.lastname@example.org.