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Media literacy through media education

Author: Andjela Stojanovic (MRCN)   There is more than 50 percent of functionally illiterate people in Serbia, said professor of the Faculty of Political Sciences in Belgrade Veselin Kljajic on the debate of media literacy. Therefore, it is not surprising that people in Serbia continue to struggle with the acceptance of new media and with […]

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Media Freedom in Serbia – value that disappears

Author: Ivan Protic, Media & Reform Centar Niš   Media freedom in Serbia is like a hot potato for some politicians. On the one hand, it is a good democratic legitimacy in front of the outside world, but, on the other, in the underdeveloped democratic consciousness of politicians, it is a danger for the country and nation, […]

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Pre-election media games

Media & Reform Centar Niš   Public media in Serbia is not very original. The patterns that shape international media environment are the same in our country. Local tabloids are neither better, nor worse than their equivalents in Western Europe, but have a greater impact on less educated publics. More than often, “serious” media find […]

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Serbian media in 2016 – from bad to worse

(by Ivan Protic, former editor of B92 info)   At the end of 2016, Serbian media  seemed like dazed boxers. Shots were coming from all sides – attacks, threats and pressures, arrogant and hostile attitudes to each critical uttered sentence, the deteriorating economic situation, the machinations regarding the co-financing of media content, bad results of latest media privatizations. […]

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South East European Partnership for Media Development

  South East European Media Partnership program continued with a steering committee meeting, held in Belgrade on 19 February. Representatives of the partners in the project gathered to analyze the achievements so far as well as the next activities scheduled in the region. The meeting was organized with the kind support of the Serbian partners: […]

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Journalists do not kneel

Exactly 2 weeks have passed since Bratislav Gasic, Minister of Defence of the Serbian Government, uttered a scandalous sentence, which was recorded on camera: “I very much like when journalists easily kneel down like this.” This unprecedented attitude from a very high representative of  the Serbian Government,  and a member of the most popular political party in Serbia, in power at the […]