Germany Should Thank RT, Sputnik for Ensuring Media Pluralism in Country

25, October 2016/ By Sputniknews Former Parliamentary State Secretary in the German Federal Ministry of Defense Willy Wimmer, said that German society should be grateful to RT and Sputnik for ensuring media pluralism in the country. MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Germans should be grateful to RT broadcaster and Sputnik new agency for ensuring media pluralism in the country, where media…

The Turkish top-selling opposition newspaper Zaman, which supports the opposition Gülen movement, will now be published in Germany

8 March 2016 / By NEOLine/GK. Published by NewEurope Editor-in-chief of Zaman Almanya (Zaman Germany), Sueleyman Bag, made clear that the Turkish opposition daily will still be published, even though it was taken over by the Turkish government in Turkey. Bag told Reuters on Monday: “As of today we are printing a version of Zaman…

Striking the balance: why we still need a plurality dialogue

5 November 2014 / By Robin Foster Robin Foster is an adviser on strategy, policy and regulation in the media and communications sectors and a founding member of Communications Chambers. He previously held strategy and board level posts at Ofcom, Independent Television Commission, and the BBC and has provided senior level advice to leading organisations including…

Germany’s RTL Complains to Brussels about Hungary

October 16, 2014 / Walk Street Journal By VERONIKA GULYAS Thursday confirmed it filed an official complaint to the European Commission about Hungary’s advertising tax, saying it hurt media pluralism and was discriminatory. Hungary introduced a new advertising tax this summer levied on revenues with progressive tax rates ranging from 0% to 40%, payable by media…