KEYWORDS TODAY:   BSPMalaysia Airlines Crash in Eastern UkraineKTB

HOT: » Bulgaria's government expected to resign this week

European Elections 2014

Bulgarian Parliament Approves Prepaid Electoral Media Campaigns

Politics » EUROPEAN ELECTIONS 2014 | February 18, 2014, Tuesday // 15:26| Views: 996 | Comments: 0
  • Send to Kindle
Bulgaria: Bulgarian Parliament Approves Prepaid Electoral Media Campaigns File photo

Bulgaria's Parliament has approved a set of rules for electoral campaigning in print and online media, as well as those regarding national TV and radio stations.

All of the parties will have equal access to the services of both print and online media, which also means they will be offered the same prices for coverage.

The space in the media will have to be prepaid.

On the Bulgarian National Radio (BNR) and Bulgarian National Television (BNT), 40-second videos will be presenting the competing parties, coalitions and committees free of charge.

On both public broadcasters, the participants in elections will dispose of a total of 240 minutes of airtime for election debates, this amount of time being equally distributed among participants.

Paid agitation videos will be allowed to political parties on terms announced by the management of the BNR and BNT.

Political campaigning remains banned in commercial advertisement.

European Elections 2014 » Be a reporter: Write and send your article
Tags: Bulgarian National Television, Bulgarian National Radio, BNR, BNT, electoral campaigning
Expats.bg All Are Welcome! Join Now!

Leave a comment


Bulgaria news Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency - www.sofianewsagency.com) is unique with being a real time news provider in English that informs its readers about the latest Bulgarian news. The editorial staff also publishes a daily online newspaper "Sofia Morning News." Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency - www.sofianewsagency.com) and Sofia Morning News publish the latest economic, political and cultural news that take place in Bulgaria. Foreign media analysis on Bulgaria and World News in Brief are also part of the web site and the online newspaper. News Bulgaria