Corporate News

STA director invites government to access all books and documents

Slovenian Press Agency (STA) director Bojan Veselinovič has told the government he is granting it access to all books of account and documents, even though the STA has never received a formal request to that effect. He said the government should say, in writing, who will access the documents on its behalf and in what way.

Open letter to the Government concerning public service financing

Upon 100 days of absence of public service financing, Slovenian Press Agency (STA) director Bojan Veselinovič has sent an open letter to the government saying he is granting it access to all books of account and documents, even though the STA has never received a formal request to that effect.

UKOM says STA director concealing documentation

The Government Communication Office (UKOM) said the director of the Slovenian Press Agency (STA) was "concealing documentation" as it responded to an appeal by the STA supervisory board that the government resume public service payments to the agency as demanded by law.

Prosecution rejects both criminal complaints regarding STA funding

The prosecution has rejected criminal complains by the Journalist Trade Union against UKOM director Uroš Urbanija over suspending STA funding. It also rejected UKOM's criminal complaint against STA director Bojan Veselinovič, supervisors and former UKOM boss Kristina Plavšak Krajnc over the UKOM-STA contract on public service for 2020.

Note to users of mobile app STA-M

Google has recently updated its WebView component that allows Android apps to display web content. As a result some mobile apps, including STA-M, are crashing. Google is working on a new update to amend the problem, while some users are reporting that uninstalling the update solves the issue.

ZRC SAZU worried about govt attacks on STA

The ZRC SAZU, the Scientific and Research Centre at the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts, is worried at escalating attacks on the STA, urging by the Government Communication Office (UKOM) to stop threatening and financially draining the news agency. UKOM denied the allegations.