RTVS | The heads of Polish public media have been dismissed

The new Polish government is marked by significant changes. One of them is changes in personnel, not only in the state authorities, but also in the public media. On how the opposition and Polish society have reacted to this and what further effects it may have on Poland, our deputy director Viktor Daněk commented for RTVS.

"So far the coalition is working surprisingly well. What they agreed to in the coalition agreement, they immediately began to apply in practice, literally from minute to minute the moment they took power, see the legislative whirlwind, the many personnel changes - whether in ministries or in state or semi-state companies or other state apparatuses. So far everything seems to be working like clockwork, but it would probably be premature to conclude from this short experience, literally a few days, whether it can really work like this for four years."

You can listen to the full interview here (from about minute 14).

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Viktor Daněk
Deputy Director

Before entering the NGO sphere, Viktor Daněk worked for almost ten years as a journalist. During his time with the public service Czech radio, he focused mainly on covering EU affairs. He spent almost five years as a permanent correspondent in Brussels, where he cooperated with other media outlets. Before his career in journalism, he gained experience in the area of marketing and communication in the Česká spořitelna banking group and at the Czech Technical University in Prague. He holds university degrees in Media Studies and International Relations. Viktor Daněk joined the EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy in October 2023. He continues to be active in the media as a freelancer. His main areas of interest are institutional questions of European integration, globalisation and the EU’s climate and migration policy.

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