Prime Minister: Reliable information on the coronavirus shows the importance of the public media

Mateusz Morawiecki participated in the press conference at which President Andrzej Duda announced that he had signed the amendment to the Broadcasting Act. According to the amendment, TVP and Polskie Radio will receive compensation of PLN 1.95 billion in 2020.

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The Prime Minister thanked all employees of the public media for the mission they were fulfilling. He added that providing reliable information to the society, especially with regard to the coronavirus, is a significant matter. ‘It shows how important Public TV and the public media are,’ the Head of Government remarked.

The Prime Minister emphasised that the public media had been underfinanced for over 10 years. ‘This is why, for the past few years, we have been contributing additional means to compensate for insufficiencies in the licence fee payments,’ he explained.


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