News Serbia

The fight for media freedom in Serbia continues

The Media Freedom Group is organizing a gathering of journalists, media, civil society organizations and citizens ready to fight for media freedom in Serbia on Thursday, October 5, at 20:00 in Dorćol Platz in Belgrade. During the event, the participants will sign The Freedom of the Media Declaration – a joint document that will contain […]

News Serbia

How Serbian media looked today: Together against media darkness

More than 150 media and civil society organizations and numerous individuals unanimously pointed out the existence of media darkness and the suppression of media freedom in Serbia, today at noon by a collective action. With the message “Stop Media Darkness!”, the media, portals, organizations, as well as citizens, made theirs screens and profiles on social […]

Countries Publications Romania

Regional Report: A Voice for Many, Influence for Few

The Impact of Online and Social Media On The Freedom Of Expression in SEE Europe   A REGIONAL OVERVIEW Ioana Avădani, Romania   The present report is the fourth in a series of reports examining less-explored angles of the freedom of expression, prepared within the frame of the South East European Partnership for Media Development. […]

Countries Montenegro Publications

National Report: Social Networks vs. Traditional Media in Montenegro: The Battle Has Started

Author: MILENA PEROVAC-KORAC Montenegro Media Institute   There is an increasing number of people using social networks as an information source in Montenegro, but also as a media channel. Individuals and groups who do not have access to traditional media use social networks, especially Facebook, for sending messages to the general public. More and more […]

Countries Macedonia Publications

National Report: Whose Media Are These?

Author: ZORAN RICHLIEV, digital media analyst Macedonian Intitute for Media   As recent developments with digital news show, the quantity of information is inversely proportional to its quality. The abundance of information which became apparent with the fast digital development, viewed from Macedonian point of view has not led to better democracy, as it was […]

Bosnia&Herzegovina Countries Publications

National Report: Online State

Author: RADENKO UDOVIČIĆ, researcher Media Initiatives, Bosnia&Herzegovina   Internet media have violated some journalistic rules that have been in effect since the middle of the 19th century. For example, in the struggle for their advertising share and number of page clicks, so-called ‘bait’ headlines have become omnipresent. For example, a variation of that is the […]

Bosnia&Herzegovina News

Partial Solutions for Saving the Public Broadcasting Service

Representatives of the power company Elektroprivreda BiH and two Sarajevo-based public broadcasting services, the national BHRT and the entity RTV FBiH, signed a business contract agreeing on collection of TV license fee together with electricity bills, displayed on bills starting with August 2017. Along with these two broadcasters, the public broadcasting system of B&H also […]