A regional media forum was held today at the headquarters of the Federation of Trade Unions of Belarus. The upcoming parliamentary elections were the main topic of the discussion. In particular, the participants talked about the role of Internet sites in the election campaign, about the portrait of the future candidate, trends and antitrends of informing the public through social networks. About 150 journalists from all over the country discussed the current methods of providing information to the audience, as well as options for the interaction of editorial offices with candidates. The Federation of Trade Unions of Belarus plans to nominate more than 6 thousand observers for the parliamentary elections.