Locked content Sales of Polish dailies continue to fall

Almost all major Polish daily newspapers saw a drop in sales last year, according to wirtualnemedia.pl. The highest fall was recorded by Przegląd Sportowy. Parkiet and Rzeczpospolita were the only ones with growth. Fakt  (Axcel Springer) had the highest sales, amounting to 307,474, a decrease of 5.3...

Locked content European Comission concerned over new Polish media law

The European Commission sent a letter to two Polish ministers expressing concern over a planned law on control of the country’s state-run media, a spokesman for the EC said. According to the new law, the head of the Polish public radio and television will be dismissed and replaced by three-mem...

Locked content Gremi to enter WSE this year

Gremi, the publisher of such dailies as Rzeczpospolita and Parkiet, among others, is planning to debut on the Warsaw Stock Exchange yet this year, Grzegorz Hajdarowicz, the owner of the media group informed. “We will transfer all of the assets in kind to one of the bourse listed firms. (…...

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...

Locked content Agora reported net loss in 2014

Media company Agora posted a consolidated net loss of PLN 12.57 million in 2014, compared with a net profit of PLN 0.46 million in 2013, the company informed in a financial statement. The company’s operating loss amounted to PLN 18.30 million, versus a loss of PLN 7.38 million. Sales revenues ...

BBC to launch two new channels in Poland

BBC Worldwide will launch two new channels, BBC Brit and BBC Earth on February 1 next year, they will replace existing BBC Entertainment and BBC Lifestyle respectively. Both channels will be available in HD to cable and digital satellite subscribers. Poland will be the first country to get the new, ...

ITI and Canal+ may sell TVN

Polish media group ITI and French holding Groupe Canal+ are considering the sale of their majority stake in major Polish television broadcaster TVN, the companies said in statements late on Thursday.

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Locked content TVN results in line with expectations

Major Polish broadcasting group TVN recorded a consolidated net profit of PLN 115.08 million in the second quarter of 2014. Analysts polled by the Polish Press Agency had expected it to be PLN 109.2 million. TVN’s operating profit in Q2 2014 amounted to PLN 165.5 million. It was also in line with ma...