The 19th regional Central Asia media conference titled "Open journalism in Central Asia" will be held in Tashkent on 18-19 October 2017. It was reported by OSCE information service.
During the two-day event, some 80 participants, including journalists, representatives from governments, civil society organizations and academia along with international experts, will discuss current challenges to media freedom in Central Asia.
The participants will discuss a wide range of issues, including current trends in news media distribution and challenges related to the digital and increasingly mobile environment, and how to better safeguard media freedom whilst combatting hate speech. The latest media freedom developments in Central Asia and Mongolia will also be discussed and best practices will be shared. Representatives from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Mongolia are expected to participate in the event.
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