Ďurkovič stays on team of Reporters

The reporter and the management of RTVS agreed there was no bullying or persecution at the workplace.

Ladislav ĎurkovičLadislav Ďurkovič (Source: Jozef Jakubčo, Sme)

Despite his previous criticism, reporter Ladislav Ďurkovič, who is working on the investigative programme of the public-service broadcaster RTVS, Reportéri (Reporters), will not leave. The broadcaster has extended cooperation with him for next year.

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At the same time, both parties agreed that there was no bullying or persecution and declared that they trust each other. The staff preparing Reporters works freely, as stressed by the RTVS management, along with the news section and the Reporters team.

“There had never been any intervention in the content of reportage and the work of journalists,” said spokesperson of RTVS Erika Rusnáková, as quoted by the TASR newswire.

The exchange of views is a common part of the creative process at the workplace, Rusnáková added.

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