In the State Duma will introduce a bill regulating the activities of journalists and bloggers during tragedies like the fire in Kemerovo on March 25, reported Federal news Agency, the Deputy of the state Duma from «United Russia» Yevgeny Fyodorov.
According to deputies, Russian parliamentarians will submit the updated draft law «On media self-regulation».
The Agency notes that in 2013, such a bill has already been introduced to the state Duma, but was rejected. The new version of the document proposed to deprive the media of license for improper conduct.
Fedorov said that the tragedy in Kemerovo has shed light on security issues, and «problems with the responsibility of mass-media». According to the MP, journalism and blogersha community reaffirmed that a lie, a fake, a substitution of concepts, speculation, and often «dancing on the bones» became the norm for him.
Fedorov believes that «all that is published, sometimes outright nonsense, and people watch it, their head around, they do not know who to believe.» He called on «to create a self-regulatory structure as a new media, something that will keep track of these moments, inappropriate statements online, for example, the same «dancing on the bones» and so forth.»
The MP also said that «media, not «yellow», also distribute fake information.»
According to Fyodorov, the media will have an opportunity to create organizations – Federal and regional, also, the bill proposes to launch a national code of ethics for the media.
At the same time, the Russian MP believes that there is «another problem today is the bloggers,» which is also «separately to work.» According to Fedorov, bloggers also needs to think about creating a separate organization that will control their actions in social networks.
Fire in four-storey shopping centre, «Winter cherry» in Kemerovo took place on 25 March. According to the statement of local authorities, the fire started in a children’s trampoline room.
According to the emergencies Ministry, the fire killed 64 people. Relatives said that the victim of the fire was 41 children, also collected data on 85 missing during the tragedy.
On March 26, several witnesses claimed that killed many more visitors to the «Winter cherry».
Information about the hundreds of victims in the commercial centre of Kemerovo has launched a Ukrainian prankster known as Evgeniy Volnov. Prankster pretending to be an employee of the Ministry of emergencies, I called the morgue and asked how much is available. In comments to RBC he said that he posted videos about the «300 victims» on its YouTube channel, as the Russian authorities ignore the scale of the tragedy, and he is «the one who speaks the truth and is not afraid of it.»
The investigative Committee of the Russian Federation promised to give legal assessment of the actions of the Ukrainian prankster.
The fire in Kemerovo. In the state Duma will introduce a bill to deprive the media of the license for «dancing on the bones» 28.03.2018