Media social responsibility – panel discussion within FORUM 2000 conference
Project span: October 2012 (including a panel discussion on October 24)
Partners: FORUM 2000 Foundation, Slovak Donors’ Forum, International Press Institute Slovakia
IVO project team / IVO project manager: Miroslav Kollár
Objectives: Institute for Public Affairs (IVO) organizes a conference as an unique partnership event within the 16th FORUM 2000 conference in Prague. The theme is media social responsibility. In general, media influence is seen only through the spreading information and data. But today it is more and more legitimate to discuss and to make prevailing the principles of social responsibility of media business, as it has already been established and introduced in European context.
The panel discussion in Bratislava will try to answer the following questions:
How do the large media owners/ directors, regulators and media analysts perceive the social responsibility of media?
Is it possible to reach a proper social responsible behavior of the media by more extensive regulation?
What are similarities or differences of responsible media business in comparison with other business sectors?