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Boost for Discovery as Polish president vetoes controversial media law

Discovery president and CEO David Zaslav (Photo by Amanda Edwards/Getty Images for Discovery).

Polish president Andrzej Duda has vetoed a media ownership law that was threatening Discovery’s presence in the country, weeks after the legislation was approved by the parliament.

“I refuse to sign the radio and television law amendment and am sending it back to parliament to be re-examined. This means I am vetoing it,” Duda said in a televised statement.

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