15 November 2017
Internet Freedom Declines for Seventh Consecutive Year

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

14 November 2017
U.S. Media Brace for Russian Retaliation

Lawmakers, media regulator said close to imposing stricter rules on foreign media and ‘undesirables.’

13 November 2017
As EU Presidency Approaches, Worries Spread Over Bulgaria’s Press Freedom

Country’s appalling record includes beatings and intimidation of journalists in an environment dominated by corruption.   

6 October 2017
Top of the (Neighbors’) Pops Premium

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 Premium

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 Premium

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.



--  Announcement: Summer journalism program in Prague: 7 July 2018 – 22 July 2018

Super Early Bird discount! Save 520 USD, if paid before January 25, 2018



"The course was amazing! I did benefit a great deal and also learned a lot about foreign journalism. In addition, I really liked the combination of course in the morning and working on the field in the afternoon. Definitely would recommend this course to everybody who is interested in journalism or who is already working as a journalist."

Claire Micallef (Switzerland), Going on Assignment in Prague, July 2017

Not yet decided whether to join us for our July 2018 course? Don't hesitate!

Apply or check our website for more info



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.

© Transitions Online 2017. All rights reserved. ISSN 1214-1615
Published by Transitions o.s., Baranova 33, 130 00 Prague 3, Czech Republic.