October 22, 2010
The Radio and Television Commission of Lithuania has recently published a detailed study on broadcasters and audiovisual market, titled "Radio and Television in Lithuania" 2009/2010.
October 21, 2010
The amendments of the Law on Provision of Information to the Public, which transpose the EU Audiovisual Media Service Directive, came into force on the 18th of October 2010.
May 22, 2010
The Radio and Television Commission of Lithuania together with the Media Support Foundation organized the annual Contest “Pragiedruliai” (tr.lucid) for the Best Culture Programmes for the eighth time in 2010.
February 22, 2010
On 20 January 2010 the Government of the Republic of Lithuania adopted a Resolution on the order of remuneration for purchasing the equipment, necessary for receiving digital television.
January 22, 2010
On 22 December 2009 the Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania adopted the Law on Amendments to the Law on the Protection of Minors against the Detrimental Effect of Public Information (hereinafter Law on Minors) on the grounds of the proposals put forward by the LR President.
October 22, 2009
In September 2009 the LR Ministry of Culture prepared a Draft Edition of the Law on Provision of Information to the Public and presented it to the public for harmonization. The main aim of the draft edition was the transposition of the AVMS directive into the national law and the implementation of its provisions thereof.
June 22, 2009
In May 2009 the Government of the Republic of Lithuania adopted a Resolution, which approved a plan for 2009 – 2013 on the Lithuanian cultural heritage digitization, strategy of digital content preservation and accessibility, and the strategy implementation tools thereof.
April 22, 2009
The LR Law on Funding of Political Parties and Political Campaigns, and Control of Funding foresees, that political advertising and its sources of funding shall be marked and adequately separated from the rest of the disseminated information.
May 22, 2008
On 26 April 2008 new amendments to the Law on Alcohol Control came into force. The amended Law abolished the unconditional prohibition to advertise alcoholic beverages in TV programmes.
March 22, 2008
On 25 February the State Consumer Rights Protection Authority imposed a fine of 580 euros upon the national broadcaster “TV 3” for the violation of the provisions of the Law on Alcohol Control.