8 September 2013
API OMBUDSMAN TO START THE ACTIVITY
Beginning with September 1, 2013, API hired a person on an open contest basis to serve as API OMBUDSMAN. Grounding on the decision of API’s Ethics Committee from August 22, 2013, Mrs. Inga BURLACU, communication expert and journalist, was hired for this position.
The main task of API Ombudsman is to monitor the content of API-member publications as regards the compliance with norms foreseen in the Journalist’s Deontology Code from Republic of Moldova. As well, API Ombudsman will request explanations from editors, journalists and other members of the editorial office in relation to the identified ethical problems and issue solutions to these problems.
At the end of September this year, a General Assembly meeting of API members shall take place, during which Mrs. Inga Burlacu shall be introduced as API Ombudsman.