Pro­mot­ing co-op­er­a­tion

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THE BRICS Me­dia Fo­rum con­cluded yes­ter­day af­ter lead­ers of 27 or­gan­i­sa­tions agreed on an ac­tion plan to pro­mote me­dia co-op­er­a­tion. The fo­rum, themed “Deep­en­ing Brics Me­dia Co-op­er­a­tion, Pro­mot­ing Fair and Just In­ter­na­tional Pub­lic Opin­ion,” was pro­posed by Xin­hua News Agency and jointly ini­ti­ated with Brazil’s CMA Group, Rus­sia’s Sput­nik News Agency and Ra­dio, the Hindu Group of In­dia, and South Africa’s In­de­pen­dent Me­dia. The ac­tion plan called for ac­tion in six ar­eas: main­tain­ing bal­anced in­ter­na­tional pub­lic opin­ion, strength­en­ing me­dia so­cial re­spon­si­bil­ity, en­cour­ag­ing peo­ple-to-peo­ple ex­changes, ex­pand­ing co-op­er­a­tion fields, jointly de­vel­op­ing Brics dig­i­tal me­dia and jointly pro­vid­ing fi­nan­cial in­for­ma­tion ser­vices. – Xin­hua

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