Presentation of “Social Media Law and Self-Regulation” Consultation Meeting

On October 23rd a consultation meeting was held to present the results of the study “Legal and self regulation of Social Media”.

Mr. Galarid, Head of the Board of Globe International Center (GIC) and Mr. Zolzaya, Head of the Radio Television and Social Media Network Department opened the meeting, in which representatives of governmental and non-governmental organisations, academics and students had the opportunity of discussing the principal issues of social media in Mongolia.

The study is comprised of two sections, one was developed by L.Galbaatar, a lawyer specialised in social media content, who is also a member of Mongolian Bar Association; the second was authored by Kh.Naranjargal, and Ts.Munkhjin, Head and Manager of GIC respectively. The study focuses on four media organisations’ self-regulation schemes from Asia, American and Europe. It also touches on the international standards and laws that have been implemented in Germany, Italy, Australia, and South Korea. Case studies include The Associated Press, BBC, The New York Times, Asahi Shimbun, and media councils’ experience of Belgium, German, Netherlands, and Finland.