The policy paper analysis explores a set of emerging human-driven vulnerabilities of the media landscapes in Estonia and Latvia to develop an evidence-based policy approach to increase the practical resilience and preparedness of Russian-language newsrooms and local journalists working in those areas and regions of high informational vulnerability.
The analysis offers an overview of the main findings regarding ongoing cooperation and challenges related to attracting financial resources and maintaining the sustainability of the local Russian-language media in the Baltic states. It also examines some technical aspects of content production, the availability of human resources and media management skills. The authors also present a summary with a set of policy recommendations and suggestions for a training syllabus.
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