Coronavirus: Temporary immediate assistance for the media
Bern, 20.05.2020 - The coronavirus pandemic has had severe repercussions for the media; advertising revenue has fallen dramatically. Given the particular importance of the media for democracy in Switzerland, a number of broadly backed motions were submitted during the extraordinary session of Parliament requesting immediate financial assistance of CHF 57.5 million. The Federal Council consequently adopted two emergency ordinances at its meeting on 20 May.
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