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12.10.2015

World media about victory of Alexander Lukashenko in presidential elections 2015
World media about victory of Alexander Lukashenko in presidential elections 2015 The October 11 election in Belarus is discussed by the world's media. Here are just some of the headlines. BBC notes: Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko has won a landslide victory in the election. Official representatives of the Central Election Commission have announced the preliminary results. Italian La Stampa also informs about the victory of Alexander Lukashenko. New York Times wrote: "Alexander Lukashenko won receiving 83.5% of the vote."
Lilia Ananich, Information Minister of Belarus
Lilia Ananich: Media found materials and stories that extensively showed voters how much Belarus did in the previous period Presidential elections in Belarus are covered by nearly a thousand journalists. The Central Election Commission has organized an information center in the Palace of the Republic in order to receive the most up-to-date information.
Information Minister: Belarus will always send messages of peace and good Lilia Ananich, Information Minister of Belarus, is in our studio. You have just returned from the information center.  Tell me, how events were unfolding, were there lots of violations, vulgarity, rudeness? Something that is unusual for the press.    

10.10.2015

Alexander Lukashenko: Whatever views you have you can create and express your point of view in Belarus
Alexander Lukashenko: Whatever views you have you can create and express your point of view in Belarus The important and welcome news was the Nobel Prize in Literature for Belarusian writer Svetlana Aleksievich. Svetlana Aleksievich, winner of Nobel Prize 2015 in Literature:[they asked me] where I am from. I said Belarus. So they said: "Oh, Lukashenko, Domracheva." I would like Belarusians to be proud of themselves, because I was not alone doing it. These are my heroes, parents, grandfather, great-grandfather, who studied with Yakub Kolas. This is the accumulation of humanities.

01.10.2015

Foreigners can objectively speak of Belarus only after living there for some time, and not only in Minsk. Interview with Vladimir Pozner
"Foreigners can objectively talk about Belarus only after living there for some time, and not only in Minsk." Interview with Vladimir Pozner The TV program Simple Questions with Egor Khrustalev met with prominent Russian journalist and TV host Vladimir Pozner. Vladimir Vladimirovich, I really thank you for the fact that you took the time to do this interview. And let me ask you a question. You quite often say at the beginning of each meeting with young journalists that in Russia, journalism as the fourth power, has almost never existed. You said that maybe there was some small fragment of time. Vladimir Pozner: A little, yes. A very small fragment.

24.09.2015

CTV Channel visiting OAO Savushkin Produkt
CTV channel on a tour of Brest-based dairy maker Savushkin Produkt The economic effect of modernization undertaken in the Brest region this year amounts to almost BYR2 trillion. This was possible thanks to competent management at a number of enterprises in the region. Including Savushkin Produkt. The new system of work allowed expanding the geography of deliveries. My colleagues could see this in person. Journalists and top management of the CTV channel went to Brest. Anastasia Benedisyuk found much in common in the profession and a reporter and an employee of a food enterprise.

23.09.2015

Belarusian national information space fully performs its constitutional duty
Belarusian national information space fully performs its constitutional duty What information is in the 21st century, how to convey to the audience the position, where the line of objectivity goes? About 150 journalists, editors, columnists and reporters from all over Belarus gathered for a forum on September 23. The forum "Common vision for the future. Journalism: Business of the young" discussed the problems and prospects of the profession.

22.09.2015

Belarusians increasingly use national media for reliable information
Belarusians increasingly use national media for reliable information For obtaining reliable information Belarusians increasingly use the national media. These are the findings of opinion polls. Today on September 22 these results were voiced by information minister Liliya Ananich at a forum of young journalists. The main topics of the meeting in 2015 became objectivity, availability and creativity in the presentation of the material.

10.09.2015

CTV Channel meets with Minsk Meat Packing Plant's labor collective
CTV Channel meets with Minsk Meat Packing Plant's labor collective Television goes to its viewers! The CTV channel continues a press tour dedicated to the 15th birthday of the TV channel and the beginning of the new television season. This time the CTV's presenters and top management met with the 150,000-strong labor collective of the Minsk Meat Packing Plant. 

09.09.2015

Russian journalist Piotr Tolstoy: I do not know people who might be willing instability in Belarus September 8 is International Day of Solidarity of Journalists. Famous TV journalist Piotr Tolstoy, great-grandfather of prominent writer Leo Tolstoy, gave an interview to the program Simple Questions a few days ago near the Ostankino pond. Here is part of that interview.

21.08.2015

Belarus' central election commission chairwoman meets with CTV channel staff
Belarus' central election commission chairwoman meets with CTV channel staff The long-term OSCE mission plans to visit Belarus on August 26, said August 20 the head of the Belarusian Central Election Commission during a meeting with top management of the CTV channel. By the way, international observers will study Belarusian media. For now there have been no complaints on their side about election coverage by the state media.

06.08.2015

Televised debate of presidential candidates in Belarus due October 3
Televised debate of presidential candidates in Belarus due October 3 The televised debate of presidential candidates will be held in Belarus October 3, 2015, said Chairwoman of the Central Election Commission Lidia Yermoshina.  The main contenders for the highest post of the country will appear on TV on the eve of early voting. Before the debates, each candidate will be able to personally address Belarusians. Each of them will define whether their speech will be aired live or be recorded. Election programs will appear in the print media and on radio. 

28.07.2015

Moscow hosts forum of heads of leading mass media of SCO member states
Moscow hosts forum of heads of leading mass media of SCO member states The Shanghai Cooperation Organization needs to fight together against information aggression. This was the conclusion of the July 28 forum of chiefs of mass media of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization member states. It ended several hours ago in Moscow. Now work is underway on the expansion of cooperation between the SCO and international organizations, including with the Eurasian Economic Union.  Participating in the forum were representatives of leading media from more than ten countries, including heads of major Belarusian media.

10.06.2015

About half of Belarusians receive information from Internet resources How to convey information to the people? How do authorities receive a feedback from the public? Ideological workers sought the solution to this problem at a meeting in Grodno. They decided to use the Internet more, particularly social networks. Now about half of the country's population get information thanks to Internet resources. This percentage is larger when it comes to the youth. Real communication, including in teams, also plays a great role.

09.06.2015

Summer School of Journalism opens June 9 in Minsk as part of International Media Forum
Summer School of Journalism opens June 9 in Minsk as part of International Media Forum The Summer School of Journalism opened in Minsk June 9. This is one of the projects of the 10th International Media Forum , which is being held in Belarus. The creativity school will traditionally be headquartered at the Institute of Journalism of Belarusian State University.  An open dialogue "Youth and Media" will be held here. There will also be workshops with the participation of experts, leading Belarusian and foreign journalists.

08.06.2015

20 states partaking in 10th International Media Forum in Minsk "Partnership for the Future: heritage of the Great Victory." Minsk is hosting the 10th International Media Forum. This is the largest and unique project of its kind in the CIS. Over the years, it has become an international platform for the discussion of topical issues on the international agenda.  The media forum is designed to give new impetus to the establishment of international projects, combining the creative and intellectual efforts of the journalistic community.
Lilia Ananich, Belarus information minister
10th International Media Forum opens in Belarus The Belarusian capital is hosting the International Media Forum. Today it is a large and unique project of its kind in the entire CIS. This discussion platform gathered dozens of mediapersons.

24.05.2015

CTV Channel grabs 5 awards at Belarus' nationwide TV contest
CTV Channel grabs 5 awards at Belarus' nationwide TV contest The best presenters, reporters, cameramen, directors and TV projects of Belarus got their deserved bronze statuettes. The CTV Channel scooped five of them.  The project "Children draw hockey" won in the category "Social advertising". Igor Pozniak was voted the best presenter of the information and analytical news program. After the show, Mr Pozniak told the CTV that he was impressed by the atmosphere of the award ceremony. “This is always like the first time,” he added. All in all, awards were given in 25 categories.

21.05.2015

Lyudmila Kovalyova, Deputy Director General of the CTV Channel
Lyudmila Kovalyova, CTV Deputy Director General, about Televershina 2015 TV contest On May 21, an award ceremony of the National TV Contest "Televershina" will be held in the Sports Palace. Among the nominees are employees of the CTV Channel.  The guest of the TV program "Morning. The Studio of Good Mood" is Deputy Director General of the CTV Channel and member of the jury of the National TV Contest Televershina Lyudmila Kovalyova. As for the prize this year, what has the CTV submitted for the contest this year?
CTV Channel partaking in 22 nominations at Televershina 2015 TV contest
CTV Channel partaking in 22 nominations at Televershina 2015 TV contest The CTV Channel is in anticipation of the cherished statuette. The awards ceremony of the 11th National television competition will be held on May 21 in the evening. The CTV Channel is taking part in 22 nominations. The main intrigue of the competition is the Grand Prix. The TV Project of the Year Accolade will be awarded to the most ambitious and socially important work. In this category, the CTV Channel presents the show "Children are our well."

20.05.2015

CTV channel taking part in Belarus' national TV contest Televershina 2015 Masters of Belarusian television industry and the audience are looking forward to a high-profile event - the TV contest Televershina (TV Height). On May 21, the winners will be announced. As many as 25 nominations will be contested. The authoritative jury includes well-known directors, screenwriters, actors and journalists. One of the main nominations is "TV Project of the Year." For the first time in 2015, taking part in the competition are students, who will also receive an adequate assessment

06.05.2015

Press dialogue "Media's role in strengthening of Belarusian statehood"
Press dialogue "Media's role in strengthening of Belarusian statehood" On May 6, Minsk hosted the press dialogue "The role of the media in strengthening of Belarusian statehood", which was held as part of the 19th international specialized exhibition Mass Media in Belarus. The improvement of the quality of national content is one of the most important tasks of modern media, said Belarus' Minister of Information Lilia Ananich. 

05.05.2015

International exhibition Mass Media in Belarus kicks off in Minsk May 5 The largest media forum of Belarus started in Minsk on May 5. The leitmotif for the 19th exhibition "Mass Media in Belarus" is the 70th anniversary of the Great Victory. The Belarus President sent greetings to participants and guests of the forum. Alexander Lukashenko said that the Belarusian media are developing in line with global trends, using all the latest communications technologies.
CTV Channel taking part in international expo Mass Media in Belarus
CTV Channel taking part in international expo Mass Media in Belarus The CTV Channel welcomes you in its booth on May 5-7 at the international specialized exhibition "Mass Media in Belarus"! The event is being held at the National Exhibition Center BelExpo in Minsk's Yanki Kupaly Street. Welcome to the expo! Take a look at what is happening at the exhibition right now.

23.03.2015

Topical issues of FM broadcasting in Belarus discussed in Minsk
Topical issues of FM broadcasting in Belarus discussed in Minsk The future of FM broadcasting in Belarus was discussed in Minsk on March 23. Taking part in the conversation were heads of regional radio stations, as well as representatives of relevant ministries. After usual radio receivers disappeared from kitchens it appeared to be hard to "book" FM frequency since most of them are already occupied. It has been proposed to solve the problem by a transition to VHF radio or merging several small stations into one.

05.02.2015

Belarus' information minister Lilia Ananich speaking at the rostrum
Belarus Information Minister hails legal framework allowing effective control over information spread by media Filling Belarusian media, including regional, with quality content, transition to a digital format and optimization of state publishing houses. Such tasks have been set by the Belarus Ministry of Information in 2015. On February 5, Minsk hosted a session of the board of the Information Ministry, which brought together representatives of major media outlets, TV channels, agencies and publishing houses.

03.02.2015

International Book Fair to be held in Minsk
Lilia Ananich: International Book Fair in Minsk will gather a record number of participants The International Book Fair in Minsk will gather a record number of participants. This was announced on February 3 by Information Minister Lilia Ananich. It is expected that the fair will attract Belarusian writers and publishers from 28 countries. Russia will be the major exhibitor. During the exhibition days, famous Russian writers will hold master classes.   

02.01.2015

Mass media law toughened in Belarus The law "On Amendments and Additions to the Law of the Republic of Belarus “On Mass Media” came into force on January 1, 2015. The Council of the Republic, the upper chamber of the Belarus parliament, approved the amendments to the Law on Mass Media on December 18.  In particular, these amendments provide that the "foreign" share in the charter capital or shares of media companies should not exceed 20%. Also, the law provides for cases in which access to mass media on the Internet may be restricted.

18.12.2014

New rules for online media in Belarus Online media in Belarus will work according to new rules. On December 18, the Council of the Republic, the upper chamber of the Belarusian parliament, approved amendments to the law on mass media. From now on, information on websites will be treated as information in ordinary media (printed media or TV). This means that websites will be fully responsible for data they post. The document also spells out information that is prohibited from being spread. For example, propaganda of war or extremist activities. 

17.12.2014

Belarus changes tax, criminal codes, law on mass media The draft law on the national budget for 2015 has been adopted by Belarusian MPs in the second reading.  Traditionally, the main financial document of the country retains social orientation. It aims to reduce external debt and increase the salaries of state employees.  In 2015, the country expects to earn more than Br156 trillion.

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