The Media Outlet has been independently certified according to the JTI Programme and CWA 17493:2019.
Date of certification
477 Collins Street
4. Disclosure of Type of Ownership
4.1. Privately held
The Media Outlet shall declare its legal status clarifying what type of company it is registered as. For example, if it is a limited or incorporated company. It should use the legal definition used in its country of registration and provide the relevant registration information.
Is the Media Outlet or the Legal Entity privately owned?No
4.2. State or Publicly owned
The Media Outlet shall state clearly if it is fully or partly owned by the government, a state institution, or other public body, providing information on the specific department, entity, or body that exercises that ownership and its relationship with the government.
Is the Media Outlet or the Legal Entity owned by the state, a unit of the government or any other public entity?Yes
What specific department, entity or governmental body has ownership?
Describe the status of the Media Outlet or Legal Entity and its relationship with this body.
The Seimas also appoints 4 (four) members to the LRT Council.
Where the Council resigns in corpore, the Seimas Committee on Culture organises the formation of a new Council. The Seimas Committee on Culture, not later than within ten days, applies to the institutions which appointed the members of the Council with a view to appointing the members of the Council within a maximum period of one month. The Seimas Committee on Culture convenes the first meeting of the Council at which the members of the Council elect Chair and Deputy Chair of the Council. (See Art 10 (9) of the LRT Law).
The LRT Council, by 1 July each year, announces and submits to the Seimas an annual report. The above-mentioned report includes the budget performance reports of the income and expenditure estimates. The report must contain detailed information on the number of sources of funding and the amount of any revenue not derived from the provision of public services, as well as the costs associated with the provision of non-public services. The Chair of the Council annually reports on activities of the LRT at a sitting of the Seimas. (See Art 11(6) of the LRT Law)
4.3. Publicly Traded Company
The Media Outlet shall indicate if it is a publicly traded company and where it is legally registered and where its shares are traded. The company shall also provide its share name and indicate what proportion of its ownership is publicly traded.
Is the Media Outlet or the Legal Entity publicly traded?No
If the ownership of the Media Outlet is different from the above, for example if the organisation is a co-operative or member-owned, the Media Outlet shall indicate its form of ownership and provide links to local legal definitions of the type of ownership. If the ownership of the Media Outlet is made up of a combination of the above types of ownership, then it shall provide a breakdown of the ownership indicating clearly which share is which ownership type.