Wednesday, may 10, at 10:00 am ceased broadcast of the radio program of the WRECK. As reported NEWSru.co.il editor in chief of radio Alexander Dov, the output of the broadcasts was interrupted by order of the head of the Department of radio broadcasting in foreign languages Hai Barel.
According to Alexander Dov, before may 15, the new Corporation radio and television on the air will only come out in the news and music.
«We don’t have any additional information and don’t know what will happen next,» – said Alexander Dov. According to him, it is also not known how integrated the radio RACK to the work of the new Corporation.
According to some information, the text of the bill, which must be approved by the Knesset on 10 or 11 may, envisages that the WRECK will become part of news Corporation, but no official information on this occasion the employees of the radio station is not received.
It is also not known on what terms will be employed journalists to sign a contract with the new Corporation.
May 10 is completed and broadcast of radio station «Reshet bet». Until may 15, its waves will also be music and news.
On the eve of the last aired TV program «Mabat».
The evening of may 10 in the Knesset is to vote on the bill on the new Corporation and. Under the bill, may 15, will begin a new structure of public broadcasting, which will be divided into two independent corporations: General news. Most of the journalists closing Control of the radio and television will be employed by news Corporation.
The leader of the party «Israel Our home», the defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman on 10 may made a promise to fight for the radio station REKA, «without which it can not imagine their lives hundreds of thousands of listeners».
The message of the Prime Minister’s office about the decision to close the office for national broadcasting:
Commenting on the decision to close the office for national broadcasting, Prime Minister’s office issued the following statement: «the Decision to close the office for the broadcasting was done in a disrespectful, unworthy form. The Prime Minister learned about it from the media. This was done without his knowledge and without his opinion. Moreover, the head of the government is not empowered to take such decisions. The Prime Minister fought to the news service of the channel continued to broadcast and to have more staff were recruited in the new information structure».
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