CTK will always protect its rights

An issue that would not have risen should the current Google had chosen to be a part of the polite society. Which they clearly decided not to join. I find it quite amusing, that after Google spent almost four months defending their position that videos on YouTube teaching users how to remove our watermark from our photos (protecting our intellectual property) are non-removable, one of the authors of the videos […]

Reuters on CTK on November 20th, 1989

PRAGUE, Nov 20, Reuter – The official Czechoslovak news agency showed an unprecedented openness in reporting on Monday’s demonstration by more than 100,000 people calling for the ousting of hardline Communist leader Milos Jakes. The CTK agency had previously described participants at smaller protests as anti-socialist forces, often adding that criminal elements were involved. But it said Monday’s protest was carried out by “non-aggressive” students.

Fotoreportér ČTK Michal Doležal vypráví v ČT24 o roce 1989

Před čtvrt stoletím se účastnil protestů proti režimu, a to jako fotograf tehdejší Československé tiskové kanceláře. “Kdyby člověk neochutnal, jak je zle, tak by nevěděl, jak je dobře. Jsem velmi rád, že jsem u toho byl,” říká Michal Doležal, i dnes fotograf ČTK. Celý rozhovor na webu ČT24: http://www.ceskatelevize.cz/ct24/domaci/258817-fotograf-palachova-tydne-nejhorsi-byly-vsetaty/

Are the iPhone and iPad ready to become professional tools for journalists?

I never expected to actually cover the Guardian Changing Media Summit 2012. I went there as a CEO to meet people and listen to their ideas. But then I realised that since Tomas Bella from Piano Media of Slovakia is among the speakers and is well known among media professionals both in the Czech Republic and Slovakia, I probably should go the extra mile and cover the event for my […]