The mayor of Kiev Leonid Chernovetsky together with editors-in-chief of print, electronic media and TV channels planted today young trees on the Avenue of journalists in Otradny park.
As the initiator of creation in Kiev the avenue devoted to workers of mass media, association "Kiyevzelenstroy" acted. Everyone could take part in competition of sketches of the avenue and a monument, including journalists.
It also with own hand planted a tree on the new avenue.
Each planted tree bears a name of the edition and TV channel are confirm special index plates.
We will note that L. Chernovetsky has difficult relations with journalists. Two years in a row (in 2006 and 2007) the capital town governor remained the invariable leader in anti-a rating "Enemies of the press" according to Institute of mass information and Independent media - labor union. And only this year it managed to move from the first position on the fourth. Don't favor L. Chernovetsky and in the National union of journalists of Ukraine. In a rating of government officials, "which the actions smother a freedom of speech", in 2007 it took the third place.
Journalists incriminated to the mayor censorship introduction in municipal mass media and stated closeness of information on work of municipal administration and Kiyevsovet.