The article deals with the institute of the right to correction, that has a long-term tradition in the Slovak law. It points out to its role of function as well as to legal conditions, as stated in the new Press Act. Another institute, that is analysed in the said article, is the right to answer. It is a new institute in the Slovak law that is however in common use in continental Europe. On the background of foreign experiences and judicature the author refers to the possibilities and application conditions of this institute according to the new Press Act.