Czechoslovak Press Agency as Part of the Constitution of State Sovereignity
|Keywords||Czechoslovak Press Agency, news agency, First Republic (1918-1938)|
|Citation||TRUNEČKOVÁ, Ludmila. Czechoslovak Press Agency as Part of the Constitution of State Sovereignity. Acta Musei Nationalis Pragae – Historia litterarum. Prague: National Museum, 2010, 55(3-4), 15-18. ISSN 0036-5351. Also available from: https://publikace.nm.cz/en/periodicals/amnphl/55-3-4/czechoslovak-press-agency-as-part-of-the-constitution-of-state-sovereignity|
The article Czechoslovak Press Agency as Part of the Constitution of State Sovereignity describes the historical relationship between the state/govenment and the state news agency Československá tisková kancelář/Czechoslovak News Agency (CTK, founded 1918).
This tradition originated in the 19th century (Telegraphen-Korrespondenz-Bureau (Korbyro, founded 1859/60) and as such precedes the era of state socialism. The text explains the role of news agency CTK in the First Republic (1918- 1938) as the key institution of the media system.