The Regional State Administration has already spent 152,000 UAH to support media
In the first half of this year, the regional administration spent from the regional budget 152,000 UAH for the Program of Media Support and Information Industry Development. Overall, this year, 227,000 UAH is allocated for this program.
The greatest amount - 127,000 UAH for closing debt for 2013 - is allocated to the newspaper founded by the executive authorities and local self-government - "Novyny Zakarpattya." The National Union of Journalists of Ukraine received 4,000 UAH of financial assistance to pay the rent for the property on Petofi Square.
5,000 UAH is allocated to the laureate of the Regional Mykhailo Babydorych Prize Serhiy Fedaka for a series of journalistic materials about the history of Transcarpathia, its regional specificity, mechanisms of the region integration in the national context, building of a positive image of our region.
Another 10,000 UAH was allocated to the staff of the "Tisa-1" channel as the winner of the Vasyl Hrendzhi-Donsky Prize for a series of educational videos which present the region in Ukraine and abroad.
Unlike previous years, the state television channel "Tisa-1" did not receive anything from the local budget