SPLIT (Croatia), September 25. /ITAR-TASS/. The Croatian city of Split on Thursday is hosting a conference and annual general assembly of the European Alliance of News Agencies (EANA). Itar-Tass news agency represents Russia at the forum. The meeting is attended by representatives of more than 30 world’s leading news agencies. The forum is organized by Croatia’s national government-owned HINA news agency.
The conference agenda also includes the discussion of new trends, including combining journalists’ own materials with content from social media and other sources. The Alliance’s annual prize awarding will be held at the forum.
European Alliance of News Agencies was founded at a conference in Strasbourg on August 21, 1956. Its aim is the establishment of regular contacts between representatives of European news agencies and assistance to their co-operation that includes exchange of information, telecommunications, issues of tariffs and news data security.