Corporate News

STA joining two new EU-funded development projects this year

The Slovenian Press Agency (STA) is joining two European projects funded as part of the Horizon Europe programme this year. The OMINO project deals with information overload and the TWON project focuses on the mechanisms used by social networks.

STA acquires The Slovenia Times portal

The Slovenian Press Agency will merge its existing English portal with The Slovenia Times this month, having acquired the portal and the brand from its current publisher under an agreement signed on Wednesday. The merger will create a strong and high-quality website specialised in covering Slovenia in the English language.

In-depth news on STA's new portal

The Slovenian Press Agency (STA) has launched a new free-access English-language news portal, Inside Slovenia, which provides an inside track for readers interested in delving deep into the politics and policies shaping Slovenian society.

UKOM proposes expansion of audit into STA public service

The Government Communications Office (UKOM) welcomed on Wednesday the decision of the Court of Audit to examine the STA's public service, but find it "very deficient". It proposes that the review cover the 2018-2021 period and not just the 2019-mid-2022 period, and check compliance with EU regulations on general economic interest.

Audit announced of STA public service

The Court of Audit will examine the performance of the STA's public service, looking into actions by the STA as well as the government and such and the Government Communications Office (UKOM) in particular.

STA's new editor-in-chief takes office

Aljoša Rehar took over as the new editor-in-chief of the Slovenian Press Agency (STA) on Monday after serving as the head of the agency's digital strategy group for the last seven years. He succeeds Barbara Štrukelj, who was the content chief for 12 years and decided not to seek another term.

STA signs deal on public service with UKOM valid until end of the year

Igor Kadunc, the new acting director of the STA, and Uroš Urbanija, director of the Government Communication Office (UKOM), signed an agreement on the STA's public service for 2021, UKOM said in a press release. Urbanija told the press the contract said that the STA should receive EUR 2 million for this year.