Media

6 October 2017
Top of the (Neighbors’) Pops

An interesting communist-era, TV-watching trend in the Balkans has its repercussions – even today. 

By Boyko Vassilev
 
4 October 2017
Ukrainian TV Live-Streams Fake Congressional Hearing

Event was arranged by a former U.S. lawmaker with ties to leading Ukrainian and Hungarian politicos.

 
29 September 2017
Serbian Media Go Dark to Highlight Free Expression Fears

Dozens of Serbian media outlets stage synchronized news outage to flag fears of governmental suppression of critical media.

 
23 September 2017
Media Mis/Trust and Other Paradoxes Premium
Although the results of recent surveys in Central and Eastern Europe seem hard to piece together, they are telltales of the regional mood.
By Peter Gross
 
13 September 2017
G-Men on the Trail of Russian Media Premium

Russian media could find themselves subject to Washington’s version of the notorious Russian ‘foreign agent law,’ reports suggest.

 
12 September 2017
Azerbaijan Pardons Blogger, Releases Journalist Premium

Mehman Aliyev has been released from pretrial detention, while travel blogger Alexander Lapshin was pardoned.

 
7 September 2017
Russian Sources Likely Invested $100,000 in Divisive Facebook Campaign Premium

While not specifically referencing the U.S. elections, ads posted over two years added fuel to the fire on contentious topics. 

 
31 August 2017
Ukraine Steps Up Pressure on Foreign Journalists Premium

A Russian TV reporter has been expelled as ‘a threat to Ukraine’s national security and sovereignty.’

 
28 August 2017
Uzbekistan Pulls Live TV Talk Shows Premium

Decision runs counter to liberalizing trend under new leader Shavkat Mirziyoyev.

 

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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. 

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