Disappointing Trends in Slovenian Television
23. 2. 2006 | Media
Despite far-reaching reform of its broadcast sector since 1991, Slovenia, Europe’s most prosperous new democracy, recently adopted regressive broadcasting legislation. Yet an important analytic report on television in Slovenia, presented today in Ljubljana, finds that this worrying development is consistent with a visible trend of high-level reluctance to abandon political influence over the management, editors and journalists of the public service broadcaster, RTV Slovenia. As well as showing that political parties and governments have tried to exert such influence, the report also finds that ownership transparency is lacking in the commercial broadcast sector.
Read the whole press release of the EU Monitoring and Advocacy Program