Maciej Bankowski, who died aged 71 earlier this month, was a mainstay of the Polish Press Agency’s (PAP) English News Service for 27 years. Along with bringing decades of experience to the department, Maciej was also happy to regale his colleagues with tales of his Bohemian days as an itinerant rock singer.
A Polish Press Agency (PAP) correspondent has been barred from entering Belarus for five years.
Poland will demand that those responsible for convicting and jailing Andrzej Poczobut, a Polish-Belarusian activist, be placed on an EU sanctions list, a Polish deputy foreign minister has said.
A district court in the Belarusian town of Grodno has sentenced a Belarusian-Polish journalist and Polish minority activist, Andrzej Poczobut, to eight years in prison.
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The plaque is the brainchild of Izabella Podzińska, a neighbour who as a young girl lived opposite the block of flats where Kapuściński once lived. Her determination has resulted in a small plastic commemorative plaque with the words: “The world-famous reporter, writer, poet and photographer lived in this building in the years 1965-1988.”
PAP's news verification service, FakeHunter, has been providing readers with accurate information for two years and showing "in black and white" what is true and false, PAP CEO Wojciech Surmacz has said, marking its second anniversary.
PAP CEO Wojciech Surmacz has said that the agency's key value is credibility, as evidenced in its widespread presence across Polish media.
President Andrzej Duda has condemned the Belarusian authorities after two TV journalists were jailed on charges of inciting protests.
Mateusz Morawiecki, the Polish prime minister, has stated that aggression against journalists, including cases of assault and battery as well as property damage, should be firmly condemned.
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