Журнал Viche 2013 №10

№10, 2013

Objectives and mechanisms of legal regulation of activities of information agencies

This article investigates the mechanisms of legal regulation, which provide activities of the information agencies. Special attention is paid to the identification of conflicts which hinder the implementation and strengthening of democratic standards of the editorial policy of the electronic mass media. In addition, the article determines the range of tasks which arise before the relevant state institutions to ensure the principles of objectivity and transparency in the activities of news agencies.

Key words: mass information, mass media, information agencies, government authorities, government control, democratic standards.