Radio Romania International: 2017 Listener’s Day

Many thanks to SWLing Post contributor, David Iurescia (LW4DAF), who shares the following from Radio Romania International:

(Source: Radio Romania International)

2017 Listener’s Day on RRI

You are invited to take part in our 2017 edition of Listener’s Day on RRI, a show devoted entirely to you, our listeners

Dear friends,

Sunday, November 5, 2017, we will be airing our annual show “Listener’s Day on Radio Romania International”. As usual, we will be happy to take your contributions which will form the basis of our show. Our topic for this year is fake news and confidence in mass-media.

The last few years have seen a sharp drop in public trust in the media. This development has, to a certain extent, been affecting the press, radio and television, both in the private and public sectors. From the media’s ingressions in politics and the economy to sensationalizing the news and the consumerist rush to control the audience, the reasons behind this waning public confidence are diverse. They often include error-filled reporting and more often than not reflect people’s reliance on social media as a source of information. The latter are in most cases ridden with fake news, a phenomenon very widespread across social networks, whose general purpose is to manipulate public opinion.

So, this year on “Listener’s Day” we are asking you “How much confidence do you have in the media?”

We look forward to receiving your contributions, whether in writing (by e-mail, on Facebook, through the form on the RRI website, or by fax or post) or in audio format (if you agree, we can call to record your contributions). Our contact details are, as always: Radio Romania International, 60-64 General Berthelot, sector 1, Bucharest, PO Box 111, post code 010165, fax 00.40.21.319.05.62, e-mail engl@rri.ro. Our web page is at www.rri.ro.
Hope to hear from you soon!

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