Plus, Serbia balks at Brussels’ demand to respect Kosovo’s ‘territorial integrity,’ and Ukraine’s prime minister speaks up for an embattled news channel.
Plus, Romanian public TV announces huge job cuts and Ukraine finds itself between a European rock and a hard-bargaining Russia.
Plus, a Serbian party takes a beating in Bosnian elections and a dramatic protest by a former Albanian political prisoner.
Plus, Bosnia gets set for pilot census and a watershed Council of Europe decision could make Azerbaijan nervous.
Plus, Kazakhstan is the latest to ban Innocence of Muslims, and four are killed in a Dagestan firefight.
Plus, another Azeri blogger sits in jail, and the FBI busts an alleged conspiracy to send restricted electronics to the Russian military.
Plus, Ukraine moves to criminalize the promotion of homosexuality and a Russian film studio receives a gift of rarely seen silent movies.
Plus, Facebook’s Zuckerberg hunts heads in Russia and Hungary moves to ban slot machines.
Plus, Tymoshenko urges Ukrainians to ditch “mafia” rulers, and a mock assassination attempt on the Czech president goes without a hitch.
-- Announcement: Debunking Disinformation: A Training Program for Czech Journalism Students - Become An Expert Fact Checker and Hoax Buster!
Date: March 12, 2018 – July 1, 2018
The course is for free and TOL will cover all travel expenses for attendees. Applicants should be from a master’s program (or in the final years of their studies), either in journalism or media studies, or other relevant fields such as political science, security studies, international relations or other. One of the main selection criteria will be a proven motivation to use the acquired skills in practice. While much of the instruction will be in Czech, fluent English is a requirement.
Support is provided by the U.S. Embassy in Prague.
The Moldovan Diaries is a multimedia, interactive examination of the country's ethnic, religious, social and political identities by Paolo Paterlini and Cesare De Giglio.
This innovative approach to story telling gives voice to ordinary people and takes the reader on the virtual trip across Moldovan rural and urban landscapes.
It is a unique and intimate map of the nation.