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Slovakia: TV Show on Corruption Cancelled

The Slovak public TV channel STV cancelled [sk] a scheduled live talk show on the alleged widespread corruption of 2005-2006 [en], which involved many of the country's past and present politicians. Head of RTVS (Radio and TV Slovakia) said [sk] that broadcasting such a program, produced by an external producer before the early elections in spring, “may pose a risk.” According to the blog [sk] of Miroslava Roháčová, only seven people took part in the protest in front of the TV station's building. After the most recent negotiations [sk], the show has been re-scheduled for this week.

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