Week 35: Dogan Media Group may leave Romania

The Dogan Media Group (Turkey), which controls the Kanal D television channel, may decide to leave Romania. This would be a second major pull-out after the WAZ group, which sold its control package in the Romania libera daily. The Executive and the media in Romania are in full fledged conflict, after the Government decided to levy more taxes on intellectual rights’ earners, which includes the journalists. A Romanian media owner was indicted for blackmailing a major beer company. A global study on the use of the Internet showed Romanians are champions about using the instant messaging, but not so when… Read more »