Locked content KRRiT annuls PLN 1.5 mln fine for TVN

The National Broadcasting Council KRRiT has canceled a PLN 1.48 million fine on private broadcaster TVN for “encouraging behavior which threatens public safety.” “After getting acquainted with the positions of the social side and additional analyses and arguments presented by the interested party th...

Locked content US concerned about fine imposed on TVN

The US State Department criticized the National Broadcasting Council KRRiT decision to fine private broadcaster TVN (owned by Discovery Communications) for broadcasting opposition protests which the council called “encouraging behavior which threatens public safety.” The PLN 1.48 million fine, accor...

Locked content KRRiT fines TVN PLN 1.5 mln for broadcasting opposition protests

The National Broadcasting Council KRRiT has slapped a PLN 1.48 million fine on private broadcaster TVN for “encouraging behavior which threatens public safety.” The fine concerns the coverage of the December protests in and outside the parliament, when the opposition politicians blocked the Sejm’s r...

Locked content WP to launch TV channel?

Wirtualna Polska Holding (WPH) has applied to Krajowa Rada Radiofonii i Telewizji (KRRiT), the National Broadcasting Council to launch its own TV channel. It should be available on the new multiplex MUX8. The statement reads that “according to the announcement, the programme will include broad...

Locked content Janusz Daszczyński named new head of TVP

Janusz Daszczyński was appointed as the new director of public broadcasting corporation TVP, while Marian Zalewski and Wiesław Rola were nominated as new members of the board, spokeswoman Joanna Stempień-Rogalińska told Polish Press Agency (PAP). The decisions are to be approved by the National Broa...

Locked content Radio and TV license fee increases

The fee for using FM radio receivers will grow to PLN 7 per month and the fee for using TV and radio receivers will increase to PLN 22.9 per month since January 1, 2016, announced the National Broadcasting Council (KRRiT). “The decision on the introduction of new rates is linked with the need ...

Locked content Broadcasting watchdog to fight against stereotypes

The National Broadcasting Council (KRRiT) is set to fight against stereotypes in the media, following a letter it had received from Małgorzata Fuszara, the Minister for Equal Treatment, in which she appealed to promote equality and diversity issues. Fuszara claims that research projects show that gr...