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Dr Inta Brikse
Department of Media and Communications
Faculty of Social science
University of Latvia
Lomonosova Street 1a
Riga, LV – 1019
Professor Inta Brikse is the head of the Department of Communication Studies, University of Latvia. Main research interests – journalism culture, public broadcasting and development of public sphere in post-soviet space. Her latest publications are about the development of the public sphere and journalistic freedom and media accountability, public broadcasting and information environment. For publications see: http://sites.google.com/site/luszfdatubaze/Home/inta-brikse
Skaidrite Lasmane is a professor of communication ethics in the Department of Communication studies, University of Latvia. She is the leading expert in communication ethics in Latvia. Her latest research projects are devoted to the practice of communication ethics in Latvia (book in print). For publications see: http://sites.google.com/site/luszfdatubaze/Home/skaidrite-lasmane
Marita Zitmane is a research fellow in the Advanced Social and Political Research Institute University of Latvia. Her main areas of research are gender studies and advertising. In some research projects children and advertising in traditional media were covered. For publications see: http://sites.google.com/site/luszfdatubaze/Home/marita-zitmane
Ilze Sulmane is a research fellow in the Advanced Social and Political Research Institute University of Latvia. Her main areas of research are media audiences and professional identities of journalists (book in print). Her publications are devoted to the role of media for integration of society and media accountability. For publications see: http://sites.google.com/site/luszfdatubaze/Home/ilze-sulmane
Olga Proskurova-Timofejeva is a lecturer in Department of Communication Studies, University of Latvia. Her research interests cover film studies and journalism. For publications see: http://sites.google.com/site/luszfdatubaze/Home/olga-proskurova-timofejeva
Ingus Berzins is the chief editor of the largest news portal in Latvia „Delfi" and he has finished his PhD thesis on the technology-driven transformation of the public sphere in democratic countries. For publications see: http://sites.google.com/site/luszfdatubaze/Home/ingus-berzins
Aleksis Jarockis is the doctoral student at the Department of Communication Studies at the University of Latvia and his professional work is linked with public relations and communication in state administration His research area is state administration communication strategy and policy.
Guna Spurava is a doctoral student at the Department of Communication studies at the University of Latvia and she is the chairman of the board for analytic journal in Latvia „Ir". She has been in the research area for more than 14 years and her main research interests are linked with media and mass communication.
Liva Brice is a doctoral student at the Department of Communication Studies at the University of Latvia, working as Project Research Assistant on EU Kids Online III. Her research interests are digital communication and social media, especially social networking sites, where she is interested in self-presentation.
Ilze Berzina is doctoral student at the Department of Communication Studies at the University of Latvia who works professionally in communication and marketing. Her research interests cover networks and social media.
There are three main organisations that pay attention to and inform children about risks in internet:
Net-Safe Latvia Safer internet center - www.drossinternets.lv
The State police have a special web page devoted to children and teenagers about safety and prevention questions, including safety on internet
An informative page that was created as part of a project "Safety online" in cooperation with Microsoft commences with films about child safety on the internet. http://www.draudzigsinternets.lv