IN SHORT

Media take in Sk7.9 billion in advertising in 2005

ACCORDING to estimates from the Association of Periodical Press Publishers (ZVPT), the Slovak media last year earned Sk7.9 billion (€210 million) from advertising.

For the first time in the last nine years, print media earned more than television broadcasters, the Pravda daily wrote. While publishers took 42 percent of the media income, or Sk3.3 billion (€88 million), TV broadcasters earned Sk3.2 billion (€80 million).

Of the Sk3.3 billion that the top 50 print media publishers earned in 2005, 80 percent went to the top 10 publishing houses, or Sk2.8 billion (€74 million).

According to the estimates, net advertising increased 11 percent year-on-year in print media, while TV broadcasters earned 4 percent more on an annual basis.

Get daily Slovak news directly to your inbox

Top stories

News digest: Slovakia opens more testing sites

Slovaks smoke less than 10 years ago. Former tennis player who skipped the vaccination line helped at a hospital.

Journalists' dilemma over the case of the charged Jaroslav Haščák

Investigative reporter Adam Valček writes about what he learned during the Kuciak murder trial and how it applies in the case of the charged co-founder of Penta.

Jaroslav Haščák

Drop in car production lower than expected

Carmakers manufactured 11 percent less cars than in 2019.

Carmakers in Slovakia also produce electric battery and hybrid car models.