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Dejan Georgievski
16/02/2012 - 10:22

The Balkan Investigative Reporting Network (BIRN), in cooperation with the Robert Bosch Foundation and the ERSTE Foundation, announced open the sixth annual competition under the “Balkan Fellowship for Journalistic Excellence” Programme. This year’s theme is the communities, and journalists from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia and Kosovo can apply by March 5, 2012.

Dejan Georgievski
31/01/2012 - 19:14

The Youth Initiative for Human Rights called, in a public statement on January 27, 2012, on the Kosovo authorities to change the Kosovo Criminal Code to decriminalize defamation and reminded the m that the guaranteeing of freedom of expression is a negative obligations requiring from the government officials to abstain from interfering in free speech.

Dejan Georgievski
27/01/2012 - 13:38

Nada Ler Sofronić warns, in her comment for RadioSarajevo.ba, about the danger brought to the table by, as she says, "media terror" that feeds on nationalism, disregard for professional standards and "ethno-political activism” of the journalists. The full text of the commentary follows.

21/12/2011 - 15:23

The Croatian Journalists’ Association (HND) expressed on Sunday, December 11, its deepest concerns over the media harangue that some Osijek-based media and journalists have directed against Drago Hedl, reporter with “Jutarnji list” daily, after Croatian President Ivo Josipović awarded him the “Stjepan Radić” medal on December 7, on the occasion of the International Human Rights Day.