Ad Hoc Supervision over 1 TV – Principles of Performing the Business Activity


Skopje, 15 March 2019 – Acting upon a complaint it had received, the Agency conducted an ad hoc programme supervision over the self-promotional announcement of the show “Makedonski Insajder” (The Macedonian Insider), in particular its part referred to as “Dossier 003 (square mafia)”, aired by 1 TV on 15 and 16 January 2019.

The supervision showed that theprinciple of protecting the dignity was not observed in the announcement of this programme, which was aired several times on 15 and 16 January 2019, in the case of the person Zoran Azmanov, who was depicted in a negative context, i.e. in the context of the “building mafia” and “square mafia”, without offering any evidence or an opposed or different opinion.

The supervision report is available at the following link: 1 TV (Article 61, Line 1, of the LAAVMS) – 15.03.2019