Evolution of major institutions of foreign media self-regulation

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Olga I. Mamontova

PhD degree seeking student, Faculty of Journalism, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia

e-mail: o.mamontova@gmail.com

Section: Media Law

Author describes emergence and development of major institutions of media self-regulation in Europe and elsewhere in the world, points to their essential characteristics.

Keywords: media self-regulation, code of ethics, press council, ombudsman