Minutes of the Ordinary Session of the National Television Council of July 19, 2021

The session began at 1:05 p.m., with the attendance of the President, Carolina Cuevas, the Vice President, Mabel Iturrieta, the Councilors María de los Ángeles Covarrubias, Carolina Dell’Oro and Constanza Tobar, the Councilors Roberto Guerrero, Marcelo Segura and Andrés Egaña, and the Secretary General, Agustín Montt[1]. Their absence was justified by Counselor Esperanza Silva, and Counselors Gastón Gómez and Genaro Arriagada.

  1. APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES OF THE ORDINARY AND EXTRAORDINARY SESSIONS ON MONDAY, JULY 05, 2021.

Unanimously by the Directors present, the minutes corresponding to the ordinary and extraordinary sessions of Monday, July 5, 2021 are approved.

  1. PRESIDENT’S ACCOUNT.

2.1. Activities of the President.

  • The President informs the Council about a meeting requested by the Lobby Law with Francisco Guijón, Executive Director of Televisión Nacional de Chile.
  • It also reports on a technical meeting held with Marcelo Mendizábal, President of ARCATEL AG, in which the CNTV Concessions Unit also participated.
  • On the other hand, he held a meeting with Ernesto Corona and Fernando Gualda, President and Head of Studies of ANATEL AG, respectively, regarding the realization of the study on trust in television as a means of social communication.
  • Also, it reports a meeting with Lilia Jerez, Director of Labor.
  • The President gives an account of the closure of the work related to the Television Strip of the Presidential Primaries on July 18. It indicates that the survey commissioned from Ipsos on the matter is being carried out and that the Hearing Report of July 14 is available.
  • Finally, it informs the Council that on Monday, July 12, Pamela González took office as the new CNTV auditor.

2.2. Documents delivered to the Directors.

  • Ranking of the 35 Open TV programs with the highest audience, of the 5 most watched programs by channel, of the 10 most watched morning programs and of the 10 most watched programs on Open TV by minors between 4 and 17 years old, prepared by the Department of studies. Weeks from 01 to 07 and from 08 to 14 July 2021.
  • Audience Report of the Electoral Strip of the Presidential Primaries, corresponding to the broadcast of July 14, 2021, prepared by the Department of Studies.
  1. SANCTION APPLIES TO NATIONAL TELEVISION OF CHILE (TVN) FOR INFRINGING THE CORRECT FUNCTIONING OF TELEVISION SERVICES, THROUGH THE EXHIBITION OF THE “24 TARDE” PROGRAM ON JULY 9, 2020 (CASE REPORT C-9432, COMPLAINT CAS-38588-D6R6F9).
  1. FOR FAILURE TO GET THE LEGAL QUORUM, TELEVISIÓN NACIONAL DE CHILE IS ABSOLVED FROM THE POSITION FORMULATED AGAINST IT, FOR ALLEGED VIOLATION OF THE REGULATIONS REGULATING THE EMISSIONS OF TELEVISION SERVICES, ON THE REASON OF THE ISSUANCE OF AN INSERTED NOTE IN THE NEWSLETTER “24 CENTRAL HOURS ”EXHIBITED ON AUGUST 20, 2020 (CASE REPORT C-9599, COMPLAINT CAS-43945-P1Q6X1).
  1. APLICA SANCTION TO TELEVISIÓN NACIONAL DE CHILE (TVN), FOR BREACHING THE LEGISLATION REGULATING THE EMISSIONS OF TELEVISION SERVICES, ON THE REASON OF THE FAILURE TO SIGNAL ON THE SCREEN THE VISUAL AND ACOUSTIC WARNING THAT INDICATES THE END OF THE HOURS OF PROTECTION OF BOYS AND GIRLS UNDER 18 YEARS OLD DURING THE MONTHS OF OCTOBER AND NOVEMBER 2020 (REPORT ON THE COMPLIANCE OF THE SIGNALING NUMBER OF TIME OF COVERAGE OCTOBER, NOVEMBER AND DECEMBER 2020; CASE C-10054).
  1. SANCTION APPLIES TO MEGAMEDIA SA FOR INFRINGING THE LEGISLATION REGULATING THE EMISSIONS OF TELEVISION SERVICES, ON THE REASON OF FAILURE TO SIGNAL THE VISUAL AND ACOUSTIC WARNING ON THE SCREEN INDICATING THE END OF THE PROTECTION HOURS FOR CHILDREN AND UNDER 18 YEARS OF AGE THE MONTHS OF OCTOBER AND NOVEMBER 2020 (REPORT ON THE COMPLIANCE OF TIME SIGNALING OF NATIONAL COVERAGE DEALERS, PERIOD OCTOBER, NOVEMBER AND DECEMBER 2020; CASE C-10053).
  1. APLICA SANCTION TO UNIVERSITY OF CHILE FOR INFRINGING, THROUGH RED DE TELEVISIÓN CHILEVISIÓN SA (CHILEVISIÓN), THE LEGISLATION REGULATING THE EMISSIONS OF TELEVISION SERVICES ON THE OCCASION OF THE FAILURE TO SIGNAL ON THE SCREEN THE VISUAL AND ACOUSTIC WARNING THAT INDICATES THE END OF THE HOURS OF PROTECTION FOR BOYS AND GIRLS UNDER 18 YEARS OLD, DURING THE MONTHS OF OCTOBER AND NOVEMBER 2020 (REPORT ON THE COMPLIANCE OF SIGNALING SCHEDULE OF COVERAGE PERIOD OCTOBER, NOVEMBER AND DECEMBER 2020; CASE C-10052).

  1. ABSOLVES CANAL 13 SpA OF THE CHARGE FORMULATED FOR ALLEGED VIOLATION OF THE REGULATIONS REGULATING THE EMISSIONS OF TELEVISION SERVICES, ON THE REASON OF THE ALLEGED BREACH OF SIGNALING ON THE SCREEN THE VISUAL AND ACOUSTIC WARNING INDICATING THE END OF THE PROTECTION HOUR OCTOBER 2020 (REPORT ON THE COMPLIANCE OF TIME SIGNALING OF NATIONAL COVERAGE DEALERS, PERIOD OCTOBER, NOVEMBER AND DECEMBER 2020; CASE C-10051).

  1. GTD MANQUEHUE SA IS ABSOLVED FROM THE POSITION FORMULATED FOR ALLEGEDLY INFRINGING THE CORRECT OPERATION OF THE TELEVISION SERVICES BY NOT OBSERVING THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1 IN RELATION TO ARTICLES 6, 7 AND 8 OF THE RULES ON THE TRANSMISSION OF CULTURAL PROGRAMS THROUGHOUT THE PERIOD DECEMBER 2020 (REPORT ON CULTURAL PROGRAMMING DECEMBER 2020, CASE C-10075).

  1. SANCTION APPLIES TO MEGAMEDIA SA FOR INFRINGE THE CORRECT FUNCTIONING OF THE TELEVISION SERVICES, BY REASON OF THE INOBSERVANCE OF THE PREVENTION OF ARTICLE 7 IN RELATION TO ARTICLE 1, LETTERS F) AND G) OF THE GENERAL RULES ON CONTENT OF TELEVISION EMISSIONS AND ARTICLE 1 OF LAW No. 18,838, THROUGH THE EXHIBITION OF THE “MUCHO GUSTO” PROGRAM ON MARCH 04, 2021 (CASE REPORT C-10071; COMPLAINTS CAS-48824-Z4X7Q4, CAS-48822-K4X2K5 AND ENTRY CNTV 304/2021).

  1. SANCTION APPLIES TO UNIVERSITY OF CHILE FOR INFRINGING THE CORRECT FUNCTIONING OF THE TELEVISION SERVICES, BY REASON OF THE INOBSERVANCE OF THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 7 IN RELATION TO ARTICLE 1, LETTERS F) AND G) OF THE GENERAL RULES ON CONTENT OF TELEVISION EMISSIONS AND ARTICLE 1 OF LAW No. 18,838, THROUGH THE EXHIBITION, THROUGH RED DE TELEVISIÓN CHILEVISIÓN SA, OF THE PROGRAM “WITH YOU IN THE MORNING”, ON MARCH 4, 2021. (CASE REPORT C-10073; COMPLAINTS CAS-48820-M0D8R2; AND RESERVED OFFICE No. 161, DATED MARCH 8, 2021, OF THE CHILDREN’S Ombudsman).

  1. SANCTION APPLIES TO UNIVERSITY OF CHILE FOR INFRINGING THE CORRECT OPERATION OF THE TELEVISION SERVICES, BY REASON OF THE INOBSERVANCE OF THE PREVENTION OF ARTICLE 1 OF LAW No. 18,838 AND ARTICLE 1 LETTER G) IN RELATION TO ARTICLE 7 OF THE GENERAL RULES ON THE CONTENTS OF THE TELEVISION EMISSIONS, THROUGH THE EXHIBITION, THROUGH RED DE TELEVISIÓN CHILEVISIÓN SA, OF THE “CHILEVISIÓN NOTICIAS CENTRAL” PROGRAM, ON FEBRUARY 27, 2021. (CASE REPORT C-10061; COMPLAINTS CAS-48767-S7L0M1, CAS- 48765-Z5V9C3).

  1. “CHILEVISIÓN NOTICIAS TARDE”, FEBRUARY 26, 2021, CASE C-10057.

  1. “CHILEVISIÓN NOTICIAS CENTRAL”, FEBRUARY 26, 2021, CASE C-10059.

SANCTION APPLIES TO THE UNIVERSITY OF CHILE FOR INFRINGING THE CORRECT FUNCTIONING OF TELEVISION SERVICES, BY REASON OF THE INOBSERVANCE OF THE PREVENTION OF ARTICLE 1 OF LAW No. 18,838 AND ARTICLES 1 and 7 OF THE GENERAL RULES ON CONTENT OF THE EMISSIONS TELEVISIÓN, THROUGH THE EXHIBITION, THROUGH RED DE TELEVISIÓN CHILEVISIÓN SA, OF THE NOTICIERO: A) “CHILEVISIÓN NOTICIAS TARDE” EL DÍA 26 DE FEBRERO DE 2021 (INFORMED OF CASO C-10057, DENUNCIAS CAS-48790-J9H5H9; CAS-48837-G5B0B8; CAS-48759-P1D6R3; CAS-48802-K0T1F8; CAS-48786-P1H788-; CAS-48786-P1H788- B3C5Z3; CAS-48761-S7F1V7; CAS-48791-F8M8V8; CAS-48808-K1N1B6; CAS-48793-F2K2L2; CAS-48783-Q6F3H4; CAS-48796-S4H2P3; CAS-48789-B7M8-489-Z8; CAS-48781-Y7V4T9; CAS-48827-R6X1F9); and B) “CHILEVISIÓN NOTICIAS CENTRAL” ON FEBRUARY 26, 2021 (CASE REPORT C-10059, COMPLAINT CAS-48798-R9T5X5).

15. SANCTION APPLIES TO MEGAMEDIA SA FOR INFRINGE THE CORRECT FUNCTIONING OF THE TELEVISION SERVICES, BY REASON OF THE INOBSERVANCE OF THE PREVENTION OF ARTICLE 7 IN RELATION TO ARTICLE 1, LETTERS F) AND G) OF THE GENERAL RULES ON CONTENT OF TELEVISION EMISSIONS AND ARTICLE 1 OF LAW No. 18,838, THROUGH THE EXHIBITION OF THE “MEGANOTICIAS ALERT” PROGRAM ON FEBRUARY 28, 2021 (CASE REPORT C-10062; COMPLAINT CAS-48030-B4F0V9).

16. WEEKLY COMPLAINT REPORT.

17. REQUEST FOR MODIFICATION OF THE CONCESSION IN THE TOWN OF PAPUDO AND ZAPALLAR. OWNER: RED DE TELEVISIÓN CHILEVISIÓN SA

18. REQUEST FOR MODIFICATION OF THE CONCESSION IN THE LOCALITY OF ZAPALLAR. HOLDER: INVESTMENTS IN COMMUNICATIONS, ADVERTISING AND TELEVISION GIRO VISUAL LIMITADA.

19. APPLICATION FOR CONCESSIONS WITH THIRD PARTY MEDIA. HOLDER: UNIVERSITY OF CHILE.

20. REQUEST FOR MODIFICATION OF THE CONCESSION BY EXTENSION OF THE DEADLINE FOR STARTING SERVICES. HOLDER: NATIONAL TELEVISION OF CHILE

20.1 ANTOFAGASTA

20.2     ARICA.

20.3 COPYING.

20.4 LA SERENA.

20.5 TEMUCO.

20.6 RANCAGUA.

20.7     TALCA.

20.8 PUNTA ARENAS.

20.9     VALDIVIA.

20.10 VALPARAÍSO.

20.11 TALCAHUANE.

  1. APPLICATION FOR CONCESSIONS WITH THIRD PARTY MEDIA. HOLDER: TELEVISIÓN NACIONAL DE CHILE.
  1. “THE CHILDREN OF WATER” PROJECT. CNTV 2019 FUND.

The meeting was adjourned at 2:58 p.m.

[1] In accordance with the resolution adopted in the ordinary session of Monday, March 16, 2020, the Vice President, Mabel Iturrieta, the Directors María de los Ángeles Covarrubias, Carolina Dell´Oro and Constanza Tobar, and the Directors Roberto Guerrero, Marcelo Segura and Andrés Egaña , attend remotely. It is noted that Counselor Constanza Tobar joined the session during the hearing of Point 2 of the Table.

The meeting was adjourned at 2:58 p.m.

[1] In accordance with the resolution adopted in the ordinary session of Monday, March 16, 2020, the Vice President, Mabel Iturrieta, the Directors María de los Ángeles Covarrubias, Carolina Dell´Oro and Constanza Tobar, and the Directors Roberto Guerrero, Marcelo Segura and Andrés Egaña , attend remotely. It is noted that Counselor Constanza Tobar joined the session during the hearing of Point 2 of the Table.

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