German experts do not believe in free journalism in Ukraine before election
German experts from the European Institute of mass media declared at the conference Mass media and election that free journalism is impossible in Ukraine before and during the parliamentary election of 2002.
As Deutsche Welle informs, professor Barbara Pfetsch pointed out that the relations between mass media and power being as they are, journalists cannot conduct investigations, obtain needed information for unbiased assessment of the power and inform the public fully about the pre-election situation.
Transparency is a unique way to solving problems of the development of democracy and integration of the modern Ukraine into the world society. And the unbiased informing is the cornerstone of making election and power activities transparent, she told.