Roskomnadzor said the decline in the number of violations in the media

Roskomnadzor said the decline in the number of violations in the media

Moscow. On 2 April. INTERFAX.RU — Among the major systemic violations of media in Russia Roskomnadzor calls mention extremist organizations without specifying their status as banned in the country, a description of methods of suicide and swearing.

As reported by the Deputy head of Roskomnadzor Vadim Subbotin in the course of the onf media forum of independent regional and local media “Truth and justice” in St. Petersburg on Sunday, in recent years, the Department is seriously reduced the amount of fines the media for formal violations.

He noted that Roskomnadzor pays more attention to substantive violations of the law on mass media. Among the “leaders” to systemic violations of the media — the mention of extremist organizations, banned in Russia, without specifying their status.

“But there is a mishap: there is a list of extremist organizations, the Ministry of justice, and a register of terrorist organizations of the FSB of Russia. The first list falls under the article of the law on mass media, and second to none (…) But we recommend that you specify the prohibited status in both cases,” said Subbotin.

Also, according to Roskomnadzor, the frequently violated rules concerning the ban on propaganda of suicidal behavior.

“The third systemic violation is a foul language, although it was much smaller, but still there”, — said the Deputy head of Roskomnadzor.