Media

24 September 2018
Once More Into the Breach

The return of Radio Free Europe to Romania and Bulgaria is as clear a sign as any that the media situation hasn’t developed as many hoped.

By Peter Gross
 
9 August 2018
Belarus Rounds Up Independent Journalists Premium

At least a dozen journalists have been arrested since Tuesday in one of the biggest crackdowns in several years.

 
Orkhan Dzhemal
2 August 2018
Murdered Russians Were Reporting on Mercenaries in Central African Republic Premium

Financed by Putin critic Khodorkovsky, team was investigating the presence of the shadowy Wagner Group in the war-torn country.

 
23 July 2018
Belarusian Media: Between the State and the Nosy Neighbor Premium

Lukashenka’s government is steadily enlarging its sphere of control over domestic media while trying to limit Russian influence.

By Veranika Laputska
 
20 July 2018
Macedonia Probes Fake News Sites for U.S., Russian Ties Premium

The sites are money-spinners for IT-savvy people in a country with few opportunities for youth.

 
13 July 2018
Kazakhstan’s Strongman Gains Even More Power Premium

Meanwhile, celebrations of the establishment of Astana as the capital 20 years ago include a giant squirrel art installation.

 
12 July 2018
Tajikistan Sentences Journalist to 12 Years in Jail

Khairullo Mirsaidov’s case has garnered little attention from the international community. From Eurasianet. 

 
11 July 2018
Don’t Shoot the Messenger Premium

The arrest of a German journalist in Romania in connection to his work is a bellwether of the harassment whistleblowers face in Central and Eastern Europe.

By Peter Gross
 
13 June 2018
Hungarian Money Flows Into Balkan Media Premium

Two investors close to Viktor Orban now control numerous outlets supportive of nationalists and Orban allies in the region.

 
8 June 2018
Montenegro Public Broadcaster Sacks Director Premium

The EU and the U.S. join local journalists, activists in condemning the move, seen as an attempt by ruling party to stifle editorial independence.

 

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