Politics | September 20, 2001, Thursday // 00:00

12 journalists from the Bulgarian National Television demanded from the Chief Prosecutor Nikola Filchev to order a check of the media. There are conflicts of interests, corruption and financial abuse in the television according to them. The journalists sent letters to the European Union for Radio and Television, to the direction `Human rights` in Strasbourg and the International Federation of the Journalists in Brussels. `There is no guarantee for independence of the so called public television and in the state television the program politics is not built on the public interest,` according to the declaration of the journalists. Among the journalists who signed the declaration are Alice Kraicheva, Dimitur Tsonev, Ekaterina Genova, Snezhana Atanassova, Daragomir Draganov, Goran Blagoev and Sasho Iovkov.

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