Madaric: RTVS Caught in Crossfire; No Deal on RTVS Head Made Yet

Public-service Radio and Television Slovakia (RTVS) has been caught up in attacks coming from two sides, said Culture Minister Marek Madaric on Tuesday.

OLaNO-NOVA Submits Proposal on RTVS Funding to Parliament

Bratislava, April 10 (TASR) - When a new general director of public broadcaster Radio and Television Slovakia (RTVS) takes up the post in June, RTVS should have a definitive model of funding set for...

TASR Withdrawing from Contract with Russian News Agency Sputnik

The management of the News Agency of the Slovak Republic (TASR) has in the past 24 hours reviewed the content of the contract between itself and Russian news agency Sputnik and stated that no information from Sputnik's database has been used in TASR's news service during the one-month duration of the contract.

TASR Ended 2016 with Surplus of Over €136,000

The News Agency of the Slovak Republic (TASR) ended 2016 with a surplus of €136,512, as its revenues of €5,278,253 topped the agency's expenditures of €5,141,741, according to a report on TASR's activities in the second half of 2016 that the agency's general director Jaroslav Reznik presented to members of Parliament's media committee on Thursday.

Reznik: TASR Is Attentive towards Efforts of V4 Parliamentary Chairs

Bratislava, December 4 (TASR) - The News Agency of the Slovak Republic (TASR) considers the effort of the parliamentary chairs of the Visegrad Four (V4) countries to intensify the mutual exchange of information vis-a-vis...

Sweden’s Jonas Eriksson Becomes New EANA Chief

Executive director and editor-in-chief of Swedish press agency TT Jonas Eriksson has become the new President of the European Alliance of News Agencies (EANA) in line with a decision made by the EANA General Assembly in Bratislava on Friday.

OLaNO-NOVA: Danko Wants to Take Control of Public Service RTVS

Slovak National Party (SNS) leader Andrej Danko wants to take control over public service Radio and Television Slovakia (RTVS), Opposition MPs Veronika Remisova and Jozef Viskupic (OLaNO-NOVA) told a news conference held in Parliament on Wednesday.

Cyberbullying and Identity Theft among Top Cyber Risks

Bratislava, July 20 (TASR) - Payments and purchases via the internet, cyberbullying and identity theft are among the primary cyber risks, said Robert Koch of Uniqa insurance company at a press conference on Wednesday. "Up...

TASR Launches NewsNow, First Slovak Public Service News in English

Bratislava, February 3 (TASR) - The aim of the new public service news website by TASR called NewsNow – now available at – is to increase the availability of current issues in Slovakia in English.