16 August 2016
Orban Plays the Oligarch Game to Control Media

Independence of media outlets diminishes in Hungary, as power struggles between media barons reveal Orban's strategy of supporting loyal oligarchs.

16 August 2016
Bad News

Media outlets in Central and Eastern Europe make a poor showing in international journalism watchdog reports, and there is plenty of blame to go around.

By Peter Gross
11 August 2016
Romania Dismisses Sky News Gun-Smuggling Story as ‘Setup’

British broadcast on arms trafficking in Romania scrutinized for alleged unethical journalistic conduct.

4 August 2016
Tajikistan Cracks Down on ‘Incomprehensible’ Words

In the latest move in a series of regulations on language and customs, Tajik authorities order journalists to use simpler language.

3 August 2016
Central Asia Stepping Up E-Surveillance, Reports Claim

Western security firm refuses to confirm it sold Uzbekistan spyware able to monitor phone calls and e-mails.

28 July 2016
Russian Orthodox Church Goes High-Tech to Reach Believers
In addition to usual messaging features, a new app will fulfill needs for “interaction and continuous contact between parishioners and the Church."
26 July 2016
Exhibit Showing Serbia’s Intolerance for Censorship Backfires

Taking a leaf out of Orwell’s 1984, the exhibition shows media materials critical of Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic, labeled ‘lies.’

4 July 2016
Chechen Leader Will Host ‘Apprentice’ Style Reality Show Premium

Ramzan Kadyrov seeks a new aide – anyone can enter, only one will win. 


4 July 2016
Polish Government Continues Media Makeover Premium

Local professional organization says over 160 journalists have left state broadcasters since new government took power.




Moldovan diaries

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.

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