Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya, Belarusian president Alexander Lukashenko's competitor in last year's election and opposition activist, has called on Poland and other countries to offer support to Belarusian mass media and social organisations.
PAP CEO Wojciech Surmacz has said that the agency's key value is credibility, as evidenced in its widespread presence across Polish media.
The report, 'Development prospects for the entertainment industry and media in Poland 2021-2025', highlights how each sector of the industry was affected by the pandemic and how they are recovering.
A senior member of Law and Justice (PiS), the dominant party in Poland’s governing coalition, has suggested the president may not approve of a new media law that lies at the centre of an international controversy over media freedom in Poland.
A government minister has said that before Law and Justice took office in 2015 there was little or no media pluralism or freedom in Poland.
US-owned Polish TV station TVN has been granted a Dutch broadcasting licence, the company's management board has announced.
The Polish prime minister has invited US experts to analyse both a new media bill and the amended Administrative Procedure Code adopted by Poland's parliament in order to fully understand their aims.
The US has expressed concern about the new Polish media law under which only entities headquartered in European Economic Area (EEA) countries can be granted a broadcasting licence, provided they are not dependent on entities from outside the EEA.
Polish lawmakers debated on Wednesday an amendment to the Broadcasting Act that would introduce a ban on non-European ownership of domestic media as the Sejm, lower house, decided to progress on to the second reading of the controversial bill.
Poland's Sejm (lower house) on Wednesday decided to progress on to the second reading of an amendment to the Broadcasting Act that would introduce a ban on non-European ownership of domestic media.