Three-day World Media Summit 2012 opens
By Naeem Chaudhry
MOSCOW, July 5 APP:  The inaugural ceremony of World Media Summit 2012 was held on Thursday with the representatives of leading news agencies, giant media outlets and major news organizations from 102 countries attending the three-day event here at the World Trade Centre. The message of Russian President Vladimir Putin, read out at the outset of the opening ceremony, said that the mass media concerted stance can and must play a tangible, truly unique role in addressing the issues. “It is important your forum has been building up its authority - as an influential public discussion floor for considering topical and pressing issues of today”, the message said.