A seminar was held on Monday night entitled "The Future of Public Broadcasting" - a particularly sensitive issue here in the Czech Republic, following the huge crisis surrounding the country's public TV network Czech Television. The appointment in December of Jiri Hodac as the General Director of Czech TV led to strikes, marathon debates in parliament and the country's biggest street demonstrations since the 1989 overthrow of Communism. Mr Hodac and his appointees are now gone, but the debate over the role of public broadcasting continues. Speaking at Monday's seminar were Ivo Mathe, Czech Television's first post-Communist Director General, and Einar Forde, the Director of Norwegian Public Television and Radio. Pavla Navratilova spoke to Ivo Mathe about the past and future of public broadcasting in his country...
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