Culture minister Daniel Krajcer believes he has come up with a master plan to help the cash-strapped public TV broadcaster Slovak Television (STV).
He will not divulge the plan, though, until he discusses it with his coalition partners and competent experts. He expects to present the plan next Tuesday, 12 October. Considering Krajcer’s statements of late, we can expect to see the structure of funding change substantially for the TV channel, which has been operating for 54 years now.
This year STV projects a loss of EUR 17 million, which would have been much higher had it not received EUR 12.5 million subsidy for programme production from the state. Just what kind of subsidy, if any, can be expected remains to be seen. Now it also looks like its sports channel STV3 is set for the chop.