Freedom of the press is restricted in Ukraine. But the World Newspaper Conference begins there next weekend. Can Ukrainian media gain more rights through the event?
From Michael Golden, vice chairman of the New York Times Company, to
Rainer Esser, managing director of German newspaper “Die Zeit,” the list
of speakers at this year’s World Newspaper Congress and World Editor’s
Forum in Kyiv, Ukraine is a who’s who of global media players. But one
name on the list, Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych, has come under
growing criticism for his government’s restrictions on the media.