Radio Belgrade 202 was founded in 1966 as an urban radio station dedicated to the youth and music. It is most known for a radio show called HIT 202 which nominates best songs of the day, month and year. This show was very popular among punk-rock musicians during the 80's and stayed as their legacy to this day. Radio 202 is the sixth most listened radio station. Although dedicated to music, it broadcasts daily news as well.
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The lead bodies of the PBS include nine members of the Management Board and the Director-general while the fifteen Program Counselors have an advisory role. The Council of Regulators (Regulatory Body of Electronic Media) elects nine management board members for a period of five years trough a public competition. The Management Board elects the Director-General and members of the Program Council, who are proposed by the National Assembly’s Committee for Culture and Information. Recent elections of the Board Members raised controversy in January 2016, when all six Members of the Council of Regulators voted for the same nine candidates out of 52 possible candidates. the chosen candidates were individuals considered close to the ruling party. The Independent Association of Journalists in Serbia and Vojvodina requested information on the criteria through which the nine candidates were selected, but their request was ignored.
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Republic of Serbia
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Mihajlovic has been workin as head of Office for Media relations at the Serbian Government since 2010. For this position, he was nominated by the Democratic Party. He worked in media and marketing sector of the Chamber of Commerce of Serbia. During the 80's worked as a correspondent from Kosovo for TANJUG and RTS and during the 90's reported from Kosovo for France press and APTN.
Hilandarska 2, 11 000 Beograd
Tel: 011 655 3170
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MOM Team sent FOI request to RTS on May 9th 2017 asking for separate financial information (RTS 1, RTS 2, Radio Belgrade 1 and Radio 202). Response came in on 16th of June with an explanation that RTS does not have a record of RTS's financial data separately for every program. In that sense, MOM team was not able to provide financial information for this particular outlet.
There is little current news regarding Radio Belgrade 202, it is mainly mentioned in the past tense when celebrating anniversaries.