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Turkey / Serdar Karagoz joins Turkish public television

Serdar Karagoz

On October 15th Ibrahim Eren,  General Manager of Turkey’s state-run broadcaster TRT, appointed Serdar Karagoz as editor-in-chief of the International News Channels – TRT World and TRT Arabic. This appointment is part of a restructuring of Turkish public television. Serdar Karagoz is a Political Science graduate of Istanbul’s Bilgi University. He also has a master’s …

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Italy / A journalist, Marcello Foa, appointed to run RAI

Marcello Foa

On September 26th, Marcello Foa was appointed the new chairman of RAI, the Italian public broadcaster. The decision was made by the parliamentary committee supervising the group after the government intervened. An Italian-Swiss journalist, Foa succeeds Monica Maggioni at the head of Italian public broadcasting. A graduate in political science, Marcello Foa began his career …

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Croatia / HRT loses broadcasting rights for the national team’s matches

Logo HRT

HRT, the Croatian public broadcaster, has lost the rights to broadcast the national football team’s matches. Nova TV, the most-watched channel in the country, has acquired them for the next four years. Created in 2000, Nova TV was Croatia’s first commercial television. Its CEO, Dražen Mavrić has said he wants to develop the group further …

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Tunisia / Mohamed Lassaad Dahech to run Télévision Tunisienne

photo M. Lassad Dahech

Last July the head of the Tunisian government, Youssef Chahed, proposed three candidates for the post of chairman and CEO of the Établissement de la Télévision Tunisienne (ETT): Lassaad Dahech, Mahmoud Bounab and Khaled Njah. The Haute autorité indépendante de la communication audiovisuelle (HAICA) then reviewed each candidate’s files and interviewed them individually. As a …

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Tunisia / Three men in line for the CEO of the Etablissement de la Télévision Tunisienne

On July 5th the government sent a list of three names to HAICA, to help the Authority select the future CEO of the Tunisian Television Establishment. On July 11th the three candidates (Khaled Njah, Mohamed Lassaad Dahech and Mahmoud Bouneb) each presented their programme for the ETT if they are appointed. Sources: realites.com, espace manager …

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Egypt / Parliament approves the broadcasting reform

On June 10th the Egyptian parliament approved a draft law on the press and media, plus two additional laws which validate the work of the National Press Authority and the National Media Authority. However, none of these laws can come into force immediately because, as Ali Abdel-Aal the President of the Parliament pointed out, they …

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Italy / Radio Rai launched two new channels in June

In Rome, Radio Rai announced the launch of two new radio programmes in June: Radio Rai1 Sport and Radio Rai2 Indie. Roberto Sergio, the station’s director, said “With these two new channels our radio offering is increasing, bringing the total number to 12, soon 13 (…) That’s a lot, unthinkable just a few years ago, …

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