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STV halts ad for Hungarian weekly

THE PUBLIC service Slovak Television has withdrawn an advert for Hungarian weekly Vasárnap, which ran in Hungarian with Slovak subtitles.

Cultural heritage organization Matica Slovenská called for the ban of the ad claiming that it violates the state language law.

Zuzana Mistríková from the Culture Ministry's media section does not think that the ad has violated any law. She pointed at a recent ad for The Slovak Spectator, which was broadcast in English with Slovak subtitles. The Matica Slovenská had not protested against that advert.

The final decision is in the hands of Slovakia's media watchdog, the License Council.

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