Media

17 January 2018
Why Wait?
Wikipedia and Google accidentally declare Putin the winner of March 2018 presidential elections. From Global Voices.
By Christopher Moldes
 
8 January 2018
Moscow Livid as Latvia Expels Journalists
Riga says the two TV reporters posed a threat to national security.
 
5 January 2018
The Czech President’s Loyal Media Retinue

Trend toward oligarchic media ownership in focus ahead of next week’s presidential vote. From the International Press Institute.

 
4 January 2018
Kazakhstan Tightens Squeeze on Media

Astana reinforces its status as a no-go area for independent media, while ostensibly more open Kyrgyzstan cracks down on opposition TV station.

 
5 December 2017
Journalist or Foreign Agent? Premium

Under new Russian legislation, U.S.-funded media face more restrictions and challenges.

 
4 December 2017
Azerbaijan Puts Another Journalist on Trial Premium

Police say Afgan Mukhtarli illegally crossed the Georgian border, while he claims to have been abducted from Tbilisi.

 
28 November 2017
Romania’s History Through Its Newspapers Premium

A decade after its founding, the ‘Sever Bocu’ press museum is making a name among institutions devoted to preserving southeastern European cultural history.

By Peter Gross
 
27 November 2017
EU Criticizes Russia’s ‘Foreign Agent’ Media Law Premium

Several major media outlets, such as RFE, VOA, and Deutsche Welle, might be subjected to stricter controls and requirements.

 
24 November 2017
Chinese Company Said Eyeing Media Giant CME Premium

Time Warner-owned company dominates TV market across a wide swathe of Central and Eastern Europe.

 
15 November 2017
Internet Freedom Declines for Seventh Consecutive Year Premium

Freedom House’s latest report finds that disinformation tactics and governmental manipulation are among the main factors responsible for this trend. 

 

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--  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.

 

Apply or check our website for more info. Deadline is January 31, 2018.

Support is provided by the U.S. Embassy in Prague.


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