The Swedish government appointed Mart Ots, MMTC center director, as a board member of the new Press Council at the Radio and TV Authority starting from September 2015.
On November 20, 2015 in this symposium at Oslo, MMTC center director Mart Ots gave a keynote speech about the philosophical fundamentals of Nordic Media Policy and how it has changed over the past 20 years.
In September 2015, MMTC center director Mart Ots spoke for local politicians of Jönköping City about the future democratic challenges in a digital media landscape. Mart Ots also spoke for local politicians at the Jönköping City Hall about city branding.
In September 2013, MMTC center director Mart Ots acted as an expert member and expert investigator for the Swedish Press Subsidy Investigation. He also served as a board member of the Swedish Press Subsidies Council.