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Hungary and Croatia Try to Silence Slovenian Media

Government connections in two of Slovenia's neighbours try to influence media reports in the country, but Slovenia reacts strongly, showing a more progressive approach...

Last Despatches – Stories about journalists killed in the Balkans since the 1990s

139 journalists and media workers were killed during and after the violent breakup of Yugoslavia. Only one person has been convicted of responsibility for any of these...

Croatia, a thousand lawsuits against journalists

There are over a thousand ongoing trials against journalists or Croatian media, and the list is not complete. The complaint of the Association of...

Media in Croatia, defeated by the economy

What is the state of the Croatian media? And what could the government and the institutions do to improve the situation? OBCT asked Hrvoje...

Croatian-language Wikipedia: when the extreme right rewrites history

Croatian-language Wikipedia supports revisionist and negationist ideas, in particular the Jasenovac concentration camp, which it defines as a simple "labour camp" by  Sven Milekić Zagreb, OBCT Riding...

President of the Croatia Journalists’ Association threatened with dismissal from national PSB

Western Balkan’s Regional Platform for Advocating Media Freedom and Journalists’ Safety, representing more than 8000 members, strongly condemns the initiation of job contract termination...

Croatia: News websites publish list of “Yugo-nostalgic” and unpatriotic journalists

24 July 2018 – Several journalists, working for national or international outlets, faced cyberbullying following reporting that criticised the welcome home celebration for the...

Call for Proposals in the field of data-driven news production [EU countries]

The European Commission has launched a call for proposals in the field of data-driven news production. Applicants are invited to submit proposals to increase reporting...

Croatia: hate speech on the rise but hope for change

In January 2018 an international delegation of press freedom organisation representatives visited Zagreb for the second time in two years to observe the state of media freedom in...

President of Croatian Journalists’ Association Resigns

Saša Leković , president of the Croatian Journalists’ Association (HND), resigned yesterday after refusing to revoke a decision of HND to award a reporter accused of...

Whistleblower directive: The EC takes “an important step” but improvement on public reporting yet to be made

On 23 April, the European Commission issued a proposal for a directive on the protection of persons reporting on breaches of Union law. This is...

The index of clientelism in the media negative for all countries of Southeast Europe, BiH at the bottom

The ending conference of the project MEDIA CIRCLE –The citizens’ response to clientelism in the media in Southeast Europe was held on 22/3/2018 in Sarajevo. None...
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The Price of Truth – A Documentary About the Search for Justice

Life stories of journalists from Serbia following attacks and pressures. By Marija Arnautović The Price of...

Apply for European Cross-Border Grants

This awarded European Cross-Border Grant programme (running since 2009) will support professional journalists who have good ideas for cross-border investigations and for research on European...

The Debunking Handbook now available in Macedonian and Albanian

Originally published by SkepticalScience.com, The Debunking Handbook has recently been translated by Transitions and SEENPM in Macedonian and Albanian versions.

Call for enrollment: Online Programme on Environmental Communication

International and free Online Programme on Environmental Communication is intended for participants from diverse academic levels and backgrounds. Тhe...