Former members of the government describe how advertisements affect reporting.
Not only the People’s Party is suspected of stimulating benevolent reporting with advertising money. The Federal Chancellery and ministries distributed more than 33 million euros to various daily newspapers in 2020, a record. The majority of this, 57 percent, went to the three major tabloids “Kronen Zeitung”, “Austria” and “Heute”. This is the result of a current study by Medienhaus Wien.
Of course, the ÖVP did not invent advertising; The origin of this donation can be found in the mid-1990s in …
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