Czech TV’s regulator rejects censorship complaint

The supervisory body of the public broadcaster Czech TV on Wednesday rejected a complaint by some of the station’s reporters over alleged censorship. The reporters complained that Czech TV’s news coverage was distorted in favour of Miloš Zeman during the presidential election last year, a process which allegedly continued even after Zeman was elected president. The supervisory body said however, the coverage was objective, did not breach the law and no interference by the station’s managers could be confirmed.

Author: Jan Richter