Svetina says media mustn't be hostage of election winners

Ljubljana, 3 May - Free, plural and independent media are a fundamental ingredient of democracies, Human Rights Ombudsman Peter Svetina said in his World Press Freedom Day message. "Independent media and public services are the basis of democratic societies, so they must not be hostage in the hands of election winners," he wrote on Monday.

Ombudsman Peter Svetina.
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