SOCHI, September 22. /TASS/. The international conference "Terrorism and Electronic Media" starts on Tuesday with a plenary session in the Russian Black Sea resort city of Sochi, the organizers of the conference told TASS.
"The main aim of the event is to draw attention of international media representatives, as well as interested state and public organizations to the issue of countering global terrorism via electronic media," the organizers said. "The program of the conference includes plenary sessions, round tables and exchange of experiences of covering terrorism by Russian and foreign journalists - the creators of television and radio programs, films, and web."
The plenary sessions and round tables will be attended by heads as we as journalists of Russian and foreign broadcasting companies, representatives of diplomatic and specialized services from more than 20 countries, including delegates from national and international organizations, such as the UN, OSCE and CSTO.
Separate meetings of the conference, which will run until September 25, will be devoted to the participation of the electronic media in the coverage of the consequences of terrorist attacks, counteraction to cyber terrorism as well as safety of journalists working in zones of combat actions.
The conference is supported by the Federal Agency for Press and Communications of the Russian Federation.