Putin Lauds Russian Media For Fostering Dialogue Between Citizens And Authorities
MOSCOW (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 22nd September, 2019) Russian President Vladimir Putin sent his greetings to All Russia 2019 Journalism Festival, which opened Saturday, praising media for their role in fostering dialogue between citizens and authorities.
"Today, the media serve as an efficient tool for public oversight. They facilitate direct meaningful dialogue between citizens and authorities," he wrote in a message posted on the Kremlin website.
"In addition to providing effective and constructive criticism of government officials, journalists start useful initiatives. Such a constructive and responsible stance helps local government bodies and regional authorities take more efficient efforts to address issues that concern people," he wrote.