Journalists were not admitted to the conference of the collegium of the oblast administration (Sumy)
The conference of the collegium of the oblast state administration on the results of the complex check of the work of town executive committee was held in the town ofKonotop, the Sumy oblast. However, journalists of the majority of local editions had the opportunity to observe this conference only from outdoors, since they were not admitted to the building. Only representatives of the newspaper “Konotopskiy kray” and the TRC “Konotop”, which are financed from the town budget, were let in.
The Internet edition “Dankor online” states that the officials violated Articles 26 and 34 of the Law of Ukraine “On printed mass media (the press) in Ukraine” and Article 47 of the Law of Ukraine “On information”.
(“Politichna Ukraina”, 11 December 2003, www.polit.com.ua)