Director of “M-studio” TV channel insists that Baloha threatened him because of editorial policy
The Director of the Mukachevo TV channel “M-studio” Volodymyr Shubets published his version of his conflict with the MP and channel owner Viktor Baloha that took place on June 23. According to him, the MP threatened him and “tried to use physical force”. The text describing this was published on the TV channel's Facebook page.
As IMI informed earlier, on June 23 the local oblast branch of National Police reported that an MP came to the local TV and Radio company and threatened its employees with physical violence.
“It was the principled position of the TV company and of the editorial council regarding the coverage of events in the oblast that caused the ambiguous reaction and fury of the MP Viktor Baloha”, Volodymyr Shubets reported. He also assured that the editorial policy of the TV channel will not change.