On November 29, the XVIII City Press Forum “Current Issues of Publishing and Distribution of Periodicals and Book Products” was held in Moscow. The press was organized by the Metropolitan Department of Mass Media and Advertising with the participation of the Non-State Educational Institution “Academy of Communication and Information”, the Nonprofit Partnership “National Network distribution of the Soyuzpechat press, the Union of Printing Industry Enterprises (GIPP) and the Russian Book Union.
The main focus of the event was on analyzing achievements in reforming and developing the industry of publishing and distributing periodicals and books over the past five years.
The forum was opened by I.V. Shubin, Head of the Media and Advertising Department of Moscow. He presented awards to the winners of the annual city review of district and district newspapers “Inform us firsthand” and the contest “The best bookstore of Moscow”.
The Forum participants unanimously supported the Moscow Government’s policy of supporting and developing the printing industry. It was noted that in five years Moscow reached the leading position in the country in the number of press kiosks per capita, having exceeded the standard established by the Government of the Russian Federation by more than 9 percent. So
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