Broadcasting

Head of culture oversight committee puts forth need for TVR's legislative overhaul

The Save Romania Union - Freedom, Unity and Solidarity Party (USR PLUS) alliance backs the need for the reform of the statutes of the National Public Television Broadcaster - TVR as soon as the regular Parliament session begins, chairman of the Lower House Culture Committee Iulian Bulai told a debate today on the situation of TVR with journalists and civil society representatives.

Three interested in job of RTV Slovenija boss

Ljubljana – Three candidates have applied for the job of RTV Slovenija director general as the public broadcaster’s incumbent Igor Kadunc’s four-year term expires in late April. The programme council is expected to discuss them on 25 January. To be appointed, the candidate will have to receive at least 15 of the 29 councillor votes.

CoE commissioner calls on Janša to reintroduce STA funding

Strasbourg – Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights Dunja Mijatović wrote a letter to Prime Minister Janez Janša on Monday, urging him to immediately reintroduce funding to the Slovenian Press Agency (STA). She expressed concern that the suspension of public funding could jeopardise the agency’s future.

TRT World Forum 2020 kicks off with expert roundtables

The TRT World Forum 2020, which is being held online on Dec. 1 and 2, includes expert roundtable sessions besides other discussions.

The international conference with the theme, Shifting Dynamics: The International Order in a Post-Pandemic World, would bring together scores of politicians, business people, scholars, activists and journalists.

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