Ramona Saseanu has been elected acting DG of the Romanian public broadcaster TVR.
Senior management at TVR face the prospect of dismissal due to the Romanian public broadcaster’s disappointing financial performance in 2016.
Romania’s TVR has become the latest broadcaster to complete the EBU’s peer-to-peer review.
The Polish media enterpreneur Michal Winnicki has taken a 51% stake in Nowa Media for an undisclosed fee.
The EBU has expressed its concern over proposals to abolish the licence fee in Romania. It’s part of a broader plan to reduce taxes ahead of upcoming elections.
The Romanian public broadcaster TVR will not cease broadcasting in analogue at the end of this year, as had previously been expected.
The Romanian government is set to change the law with an Emergency Ordinance in order to help the financially troubled public broadcaster TVR.
The Romanian parliament has elected Irina Radu the president-DG of the public broadcaster TVR.
The EBU has held constructive talks with the Romanian government and public broadcaster TVR over last month’s suspension of member services to the latter.
The EBU has withdrawn member services from the Romanian public broadcaster TVR following non-payment of debts totaling CHF16 million (€14.57 million).