Austrians could stop paying taxes for leftist public broadcaster ‘that spreads propaganda’

Austrians could stop paying taxes for leftist public broadcaster ‘that spreads propaganda’. By Voice of Europe.

Millions of Europeans are obliged to pay taxes for public broadcasters with a mostly left-wing bias. Examples are the BBC in the UK, the ZDF in Germany and the NOS in the Netherlands.

In Austria the people are already increasingly opposing this model. Especially after broadcaster Österreichischer Rundfunk (ORF) has turned into “a political playground for leftist propagandists”, Austrian news outlet Wochenblick reports. …

The “manipulated contributions” of the public broadcaster are raising opposition in the country. A poll of the newspaper “Heute” showed that around 70% of Austrians would support the abolition of compulsory fees for public broadcasters.

For a moment there I thought the headline said “Australians…”.

hat-tip Stephen Neil