The Swiss public broadcaster is under fire. The popular initiative “No Billag” is demanding the abolition of the license fees that have to date provided the funding for public radio and TV stations. Their goal: the Swiss Broadcasting Corporation (SRG) should finance itself via the market instead of by the fees that the collection agency Billag collects for the federal government. Is the non-profit public broadcaster facing extinction?
Arte Re: speaks with supporters and opponents of fee-funded public broadcasting during the critical phase of the referendum.