Media Outlet A.O. Media Alternativa (TV8) Date of first publication 01/04/2024 Date of Latest Change 25/03/2024

8. Disclosure of Revenue Sources and Data Collection

The aim of disclosure is to be able to assess potential conflicts of interests. Media Outlets are encouraged to exceed the financial disclosure requirements mandated by their national laws in order to achieve this goal. In cases where the requirements cannot be met, a justification for non-compliance should be published.

8.1. Sources of Revenue

The Media Outlet shall disclose a list of its sources of revenue, ranked from largest to smallest. These may include subscriptions, advertising, major donors and donations, subsidies, fees, sales, memberships, sponsorships, events, etc. Organisations obliged to publish or make public their financial information shall provide a reference to the source where the data is accessible. The Media Outlet may disclose its revenue and/or the categories of its sources of revenue, including the respective ratios. A Media Outlet owned by the state or the government, or financed with public money, shall disclose the nature of its source(s) of revenue: license fees, government budget, partnerships, public subscriptions, grants, commercial advertising, or other. Where a media entity deems itself precluded from disclosure of information due to safety and security concerns as outlined in the Terms and Definitions section, these shall be explained.

What are the categories of sources of revenue for the Media Outlet, ranked from largest to smallest? These may include subscriptions, advertising, major donors, donations, subsidies, fees, sales, memberships, sponsorships, events, etc.

The sources of revenues are:
Grants
TV commercial sales
Online commercial sales
Donations
2% contribution
Association membership fees (under 1%)

Is the Media Outlet required to make financial disclosures?

Yes

Are those disclosures visible to the public?

Yes

What is the URL for those disclosures?

https://tv8.md/raporte-financiare

What is the revenue of the Media Outlet?

The channel revenue can be disclosed upon direct request.

What is the ratio of the categories of revenue sources (as in question no. 46)?

Grants (53%)
TV commercial sales (8,7%)
Online commercial sales (8%)
Donations (under 1%)
2% contribution (under 1%)
Association membership fees (under 1%)

Is there any reason for safety and security that you have given incomplete data in this section?

Yes

What is the reason?

In the interest of protecting the channel and its donors from potential attacks and exploitations orchestrated by bad faith actors, disclosing specific financial details were withheld. As the channel has already experienced such attacks by malicious entities to tarnish the reputation of the channel and its donors, this is a precautionary measure.

8.2. Data collection disclosure

Where a Media Outlet processes personal data from its audiences, on its own or by engaging with third parties, that shall be disclosed. The Media Outlet shall describe what personal data is processed, by which methods and for what purpose.

Does your Media Outlet process any personal information from online visitors on its own or with third parties?

No