In this evening´s version of Pastor Jan-Aage Torp´s popular TV program, «Hovedstaden», which broadcasts on TV Visjon Norge and is watched by at least 150.000 viewers weekly, his guest is the Secretary General of the Norwegian Press Association, Elin Floberghagen.
Jan-Aage meets her in the brand new «House of the Press» in Skippergata in Oslo.
The Norwegian Press Association consists of the Norwegian Union of Journalists, the Association of Norwegian Editors, Norwegian Media Businesses' Association, the Norwegian News Agency (NTB), the Norwegian Broadcasting Company (NRK), TV2, and several other major organizations. The Press Association also comprises the Media Complaints Commission (PFU), which was established to ensure that the media adheres to the Ethical Code of Practice for the Press (printed press, radio, television and net publications).
In the cordial TV conversation, Floberghagen describes vividly how she experienced life as a young journalist, and that she thrives in her responsibilities as the top leader of national media entities.
She discusses with Pastor Torp some of her areas of expertise: Press ethics, freedom of speech, the media´s arrangement to pass judgement on itself, and she gives her assessment of Torp´s criticism of PFU.
The program tonight is in Norwegian only.