BP: the Proportion of Ukrainian songs on the radio exceeds quota

ВР: Доля украинских песен на радио превышает квоты

The actual proportion of Ukrainian songs on the radio – more than 40%, according to the Verkhovna Rada Committee on freedom of speech.

On the radio today, there are more than 40% of the songs in the Ukrainian language, although the November quota should be 25%. About this informed the head of Committee of Verkhovna Rada on issues of freedom of speech and information policy Victoria syumar in his article for the Mirror weeks. Ukraine.

“This whole year operated a quota of 25%, since November – established law on the radio a minimum of 30% of the songs. But the situation was much more optimistic than our wildest guesses. Now the real proportion of Ukrainian songs on the radio – more than 40%”, – says syumar.

However, she emphasizes that to promote information sphere only by prohibitions not.

“We need incentives. Positive and active. And money one of them occupy not the last place”, – says syumar.

Recall, may 23, 2017, the Verkhovna Rada adopted the draft law establishing the mandatory quota for Ukrainian-language content on TV in the amount of 75% of the total. The bill comes into force four months after publication in the official Gazette.