Polish president signs controversial media bill into law – EU sanctions unlikely

Polish President Andrzej Duda has signed into law a controversial bill handing the conservative government control of state media, despite EU concern and condemnation from rights watchdogs. (AFP)

EU’s Juncker says sanctions on Poland over disputed laws unlikely. (Reuters)

The Polish government has asked for an EU official to meet for talks on a new media law. At the same time, press groups filed a complaint with the Council of Europe over the statue. (Deutsche Welle)