Ukrainian radio stations exceed quotas for Ukrainian-language music, - Poroshenko

Source : 112 Ukraine

The excess of the quotas at the central radio stations reaches 24%
21:04, 19 September 2018

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The Ukrainian radio stations exceed the quotas of the Ukrainian-language songs. President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko claimed this at the creative evening of composer Myroslav Skoryk as 112 Ukraine reported.

"According to the monitoring, this year, the national radio stations exceed the established quotas of the Ukrainian-language songs for 24% and the local for 18%," the president said.

Earlier we reported that the final state of the implementation of the quotas for the Ukrainian-language songs and programs at radio began in Ukraine.

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As we reported the Ukrainian media that broadcast to the occupied territories of Donetsk and Luhansk regions, as well as to the territory of the annexed Crimea, will conduct 75% of their broadcasting in October this year in the Ukrainian language. The member of the National Council of Ukraine on TV and Radio Broadcasting Serhiy Kostinsky told about it.

Also, the volume of Ukrainian-language broadcasting content on TV became 98% after language quotas were adopted that is 23% more than the established quotas required.

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In accordance with the law "On Amending Certain Laws of Ukraine on the Language of Audiovisual (Electronic) Media," all TV channels are required to observe a quota of 75% of Ukrainian-language broadcasts during the week between next hours 07:00 -18:00 and 18:00-22:00 on nationwide TV channels. For regional TV channels, the quota is reduced to 60%, although in the first reading this figure ever reached 50%. But this was not applied to news.

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