Czechia - Media freedom under pressure - October 31, 2019

A report by the European Federation of Journalists (EFJ), the Syndicate of Journalists of the Czech Republic and some other partners reveals the state of media in the country. It notices that the prime minister’s close link to the media he used to own is totally unacceptable for a democracy and how easy it is to put pressure on the media by the parliament and the government. It advises that the financing of media has to be addressed both within public service media and private media.

Read on: in English ... The full report: in English ...

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