Skopje, 29 November 2016 – While monitoring the coverage of the elections by the Trade and Broadcasting Companies of Televizija Nova DOOEL Skopje, Nasha TV DOOEL Skopje, TV DUE Nazmi DOOEL Gostivar and Siti Radio DOOEL Skopje, the Agency for Audio and Audiovisual Media Services established violation of certain articles of the Electoral Code.
The supervision of Televizija Nova DOOEL Skopje and Nasha TV DOOEL Skopje found that, contrary to Article 76, Paragraph 4, these broadcasters had aired paid political advertising within particular information programmes,
The supervision of TV DUE Nazmi DOOEL Gostivar revealed that, contrary to Article 76, Paragraphs 1 and 2, of the Electoral Code, this television station had aired paid political advertising without the proper signaling and without having stated the entity that had ordered the same.
Based on the monitoring over Siti Radio DOOEL Skopje, the Agency concluded that, contrary to Article 75-c of the Electoral Code, a programme host involved in the pre-election activities of a participant in the election campaign had been simultaneously engaged in this radio station’s programme.
The written reports on the monitoring conducted are available at the following links: