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This Is Credible Media According To European Commission

The European Commission has also included Mladina magazine among the sources of credible media that it published recently. This comes as no surprise to many, as the European Commissioner has visibly chosen the side of “depoliticising” the public media in Slovenia, which also belongs on the “credible” list. The list also includes Pop TV, Kanal …

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The New Media Law Brings More Money For Media Tycoons And Even More Repression

The Ministry of Culture has presented a new bill on the media, which is not surprising in its content, given the political nest where it was created. It is big in its words, in finding workarounds to siphon off financial flows to the “real” media outlets and, of course, full of tactics to restrict freedom …

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The RTV Contribution Is Not Enough; They Are Planning To Introduce Progressive Tax Next Year

The national media outlet Radio-Television Slovenia (RTVS) needs at least 13 million euros to be able to carry out the tasks required of it by the Radio-Television Slovenia Act and to broadcast its programmes. This is what the President of the RTV Council, Goran Forbici, said on Thursday’s episode of the show Odmevi (Echoes). He …

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State Authority Orders The Cancellation Of Another Programme Critical Of The Current Government

The Putinisation of Slovenian media continues. The Agency for Communication Networks and Services (AKOS) has issued a decision that TV3 must remove the episode of the show Faktor (Factor), in which Roman Vodeb was critical of the Speaker of the National Assembly Urška Klakočar Zupančič, or graphically write that it is a “hostile” programme. The …

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The New RTV Management Is Removing Journalists

The national media outlet Radio-Television Slovenia (RTVS) recently announced that it had “refreshed” the show Arena by removing presenters Igor Pirkovič and Vida Petrovčič and replacing them with new presenters. Valentina Plaskan was also left without her show – Dnevnik. The new term for depoliticisation and the reckoning with recalcitrant presenters is, therefore, “refreshment”. In …

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[Commentary] The Left Is Using Totalitarian Methods In Its Attack On The Media

The last act of the authorities’ complete takeover of the national media outlet, Radio-Television Slovenia (RTVS), has been carried out with the unanimous dismissal of the last troublesome element, Uroš Urbanija, from the position of Acting Director of Television Slovenija. “The enthusiasm of the Left Party, its Minister Asta Vrečko, and leftists in general for …

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Left party (Levica) welcomed Urbanija’s dismissal

“The Council of RTV Slovenia has given its consent for the dismissal of Uroš Urbania from the position of Acting Director of Television Slovenia. There were no votes against the decision.” This is how the Left party (Levica) welcomed Urbanija’s dismissal, and the leftist non-governmental organisation, the 8th of March Institute, also spoke out. Yesterday, …

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The Golob Government Cannot Stand Even A Hint Of Media Criticism!

“Every government wants to control the media, but since this, the current government, has crossed all boundaries, it seems to me that they went into the elections with the maxim that they were bringing freedom and that they were ending some supposed dictatorship that the previous government was supposedly running. Now we see that they …

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Director-General Of RTV Has Informed The European Commission About The Pressures On RTV By Golob’s Government

Andrej Grah Whatmough, Acting Director-General of the national media outlet Radio-Television Slovenia (RTV Slovenia), has sent a request to the President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, and the Vice-President of the European Commission, Věra Jourová, for a meeting between senior representatives of the European Commission and the management team of RTV Slovenia. …

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Conversations Between Influential Representatives Of The Left And The Media On Pro-Russian Actions

The proverbial “godfathers from behind the scenes,” as well as their journalistic colleagues in the mainstream media, often pride themselves on their independence. Today, we reveal that this is, in fact, far from the truth. We have received screenshots of communication between members of the pro-Russian lobby in Slovenia, who signed Kučan’s famous letter to …

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He Should Resign: Instead Of Answering Questions About The Balkan Affair, Golob Attacked The Journalists

“The most humiliating thing for journalists is to be praised by a politician. I believe that Putin praises his journalists, but for the RTV Slovenia journalists to be humiliated like this by Prime Minister Golob is unimaginable in a democratic country. I hope that the Slovene Association of Journalists (Društvo novinarjev Slovenije) and the Association …

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The Media Tycoons Are Billing Golob – And It Is The Taxpayers Who Will Have To Pay

“Odlazek, Petrič and Petan, through their journalists and media outlets, are pressuring the Golob government to provide them with more taxpayers’ money to finance their failing business models under the guise of helping the “credible printed media,” which they themselves have financially depleted over the past years,” warned journalist Bojan Požar. The crisis of printed …

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