RTV Slovenia

Slovenia: RTV SLO Director of TV fired

In a sign of the continued attacks on independent public media in Slovenia, the Director of TV programmes at RTV SLO has been dismissed.

RTV Slovenia

Independent public media under attack in Slovenia

The Public Media Alliance is seriously disturbed by the evidence of recent challenges to independent and public media in Slovenia.

Global Task Force

Erklärung der Global Task Force zur Unterstützung der öffentlichen Medien Sloweniens

6. Juli 2021 - Die 'Global Task Force for public media' (GTF) ist äußert beunruhigt von den weiteren Beweisen für den anhaltenden und destabilisierenden Druck auf die öffentlichen Medien Sloweniens.

Global Task Force

Global Task Force statement in support of public media in Slovenia

The Global Task Force for public media is deeply concerned by further evidence of sustained and destabilising pressure on public media in Slovenia.

Slovenian government eroding media freedom as it takes over EU Presidency

A coalition of press freedom organisations and journalism groups warn in a new report about increasing efforts deployed by the Slovenian government to undermine critical media.

RTV Slovenia

Slovenia: Pressure builds for public media and press freedom

MFRR launches mission to Slovenia as public service media continues to face significant political and financial pressures.

Czech Television

Independence of Czech Television under threat

Changes to the public broadcaster’s supervisory body sparks concern about the future of its independence.


Poland: Advertising tax poses existential threats to independent media

A proposed tax on advertising revenue that could create long-lasting damage to media independence and pluralism in Poland is to be amended.


Call Out: COVID-19 compounds risks to public media and their critical role in democracy

Independent public media and public interest journalism underpin informed democracy. Yet many outlets are facing greater threats than ever before.


Global Call Out: COVID-19 takes its toll on independent media

It is essential that citizens have access to accurate, timely and independent news and information during crises and emergencies. Yet despite the current pandemic, journalists and media outlets face mounting threats in fulfilling this critical role.