“Azerbaijani journalism will celebrate its 150th anniversary in the near future, and I do hope the International Media Forum will reach the global level by that time,” Gusman stated, Trend reports.
He also outlined the injustice Azerbaijan was facing in the international media during the 44-day second Karabakh war.
“The liberated Shusha and Karabakh are integral parts of Azerbaijan, and the entire world community should be aware of this truth. This is one of the primary objectives of the Media Forum,” the director-general noted.
Moreover, the first panel discussion on the “Transition to a new type of journalism: convergence and new opportunities” was held within the forum, organized by the Azerbaijan Media Development Agency.