A letter to Mogens Blicher Bjerregard, president of European Federation of Journalists, on the eve of his visit to Serbia.
Attending a media forum in Eastern Ukraine, BIRN Kosovo’s Jeta Xharra and her partner, Alex Anderson, found reporters wrestling with the same dilemmas the media had faced in their own war-torn country.
The decline of a major Slovenian newspaper shows why journalists must show courage, express solidarity and stand up for the kind of reporting that serves the public interest.
Serbian premier Aleksandar Vucic gave a rude and bad-tempered performance in a TV interview about his presidential bid, offering insults and lies instead of any positive vision for the future.
The pro-regime media are busy pinning flakey murder allegations on two likely opposition contenders for the presidency – while keeping silent about the more serious allegations hanging over the other two.
Serbia’s indefatigable PM is creating an Orwellian world in which two plus two equals five – and no one disagrees – or even notices.
It was my mistake and I’m sorry for what I’ve done. After I put my children to bed I sat in the front of TV and started to watch a talk show on Serbia’s national broadcaster.
The new lawsuit planned against pro-government media outlets will not change the media landscape in Serbia; only the media themselves can do that.
The Serbian ruling party’s new gallery exhibition, portraying itself as the victim of lies spread by a free media, suggests that the government would like even more control over the press.