Media policy

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The latest information on media policy topics, events and decisions.

National Action Plan for the safety of media professionals in Switzerland

In close cooperation with the media industry, the OFCOM is drawing up a national action plan (NAP) for the safety of media professionals in Switzerland. The measures are aimed in four directions: Protection against threats and hate speech on the net, physical protection e.g. at demonstrations, protection against abusive legal actions and better recognition of the role and profession of media professionals.

New RTVA: improvements in conditions for regional broadcasters

The revision of the Radio and Television Act (RTVA) improves the general conditions for regional radio and television stations which will receive additional resources when the new legal basis enters into force, i.e. from mid-2016 onwards. The details of the implementation of the RTVA must now be specified in the implementing ordinance.