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Media markets and the role of the Finnish Broadcasting Company to be reviewed

Media markets and the role of the Finnish Broadcasting Company to be reviewed

News article 03.08.2015 15.57 fi sv en

The Ministry of Transport and Communications of Finland has appointed a working group to review and assess the operating conditions of the Finnish media markets as well as the barriers and competitive positions in the markets.

A separate parliamentary working group will be appointed later in the autumn to examine the public service duty and funding of the Finnish Broadcasting Company.

The members of the media markets group are representatives of the business and media sector and the group will be chaired by Mr Anssi Vanjoki, Professor from the Lappeenranta University of Technology.

Members of the group are Mr Kalle Isokallio, author and columnist, Mr Mikael Jungner, Managing Partner at the communications consultancy company Kreab, and Ms Reetta Meriläinen, freelance journalist.

The parliamentary working group will be chaired by Mr Matti Vanhanen, Member of Parliament. Group members will be appointed later.