Corporate News

STA financing overhauled in draft bill

Public financing of the Slovenian Press Agency (STA) will be overhauled under a reform bill that entered a 30-day public consultation period on Thursday and comes after the agency found itself on the verge of bankruptcy in 2021 when public financing was withheld.

STA director resigns after two and a half years on the job

Igor Kadunc tendered his resignation as director of the Slovenian Press Agency (STA) during a session of the supervisory board on Monday, citing personal reasons. Kadunc, 73, came to the agency at the end of October 2021 amid a severe financial crisis and has managed to turn the tide. His last day at work should be 13 May.

Peter Ribarič appointed chief supervisor of STA

The recently appointed new supervisory board of the Slovenian Press Agency (STA) held its maiden session on Wednesday and picked Peter Ribarič, an IT expert, as the chief supervisor. Jure Brankovič, a media expert, was appointed the board's deputy chairman.

STA stepping up fact-checking effort

The Slovenian Press Agency (STA) is expanding as of September its fact-checking website Ne/Ja (No/Yes), which aims to debunk myths on socially relevant topics and raise awareness of the importance of recognising misleading information.

STA launches video service

The Slovenian Press Agency (STA) is launching a daily video service on Monday. Named STAvideo, the new subscription service marks a significant expansion of the STA's news product portfolio.