Friday, 7 March 2008

Interview: Joan Manuel Treserras, Culture and Communications Minister - Catalan on the box

Q: You were very critical of the Audiovisual Council of Catalunya
(CAC), an organisation of which you yourself were part.
A: That's right. However, it seems to me that these criticisms must be
seen as a contribution to the process of changing the relation the
political class has with public media. In other words, changing from a
model of very strict relations where there public communications
system must basically submit to the political system to a more
separated, autonomous model that would allow the Consell català de
mitjans audiovisuals or [Catalan council of audiovisual media] to
assume more responsibility. (Full story in printed edition)