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Croatia and Italy, the chilling effect of strategic lawsuits

Forced to waste time, energy, and money to defend themselves against lawsuits that are unfounded in almost 90% of cases, journalists in Italy and...

Media Under Pressure Across Balkans, State Department Warns

The State Department's annual human rights report says political and oligarchical pressures, as well as lawsuits, remain a constant threat to media freedom in...

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...

Macedonia: Election Commission authorised to fine media for ‘Unbalanced Reporting’

Several amendments to the Electoral Code were passed  by the Macedonian Parliament on 25 July 2018 in a fast-track procedure, as a result of...

Suing and withdrawing accusations: How strongmen pressure journalists by using defamation law

Number of defamation lawsuits against journalists is rising in Bosnia and Herzegovina while many of them get withdrawn. by Elvira M. Jukić, Mediacentar Sarajevo  Politicians in...
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RESEARCH: Regional Review of Media Trust in the Western Balkans

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RESEARCH: Media Polarization and Media Dis(Trust) in Albania

Complementing research on hate and propaganda models of media and communication and hate narratives conducted earlier as part of SEENPM’s Resilience project,...

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Slovenian authorities should halt the deterioration of freedom of expression and media freedom

In a Memorandum published on 4 June 2021, the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, Dunja Mijatović, calls on the Slovenian...