The European Commission is considering intervening in a dispute over alleged political interference at the Czech state television service, in response to an appeal from the International Federation of Journalists to support striking journalists

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Series Details Vol 7, No.1, 4.1.01, p2
Publication Date 04/01/2001
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Date: 04/01/01

Journalists at the station went on strike two weeks ago in protest at the appointment of Jiri Hodac as director-general. The strikers claim that Hodac, who has links to the opposition ODS party of Vaclav Klaus, will interfere with their editorial independence.

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