Media

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.

 
24 August 2017
Be Wary of ‘Progressive’ Journalism Premium

Activist, ideologically driven reporting isn’t what we need to fight back against the endemic media capture across the region. 

By Peter Gross
 
24 July 2017
The Perks of Being a Journalist in Azerbaijan

Presidential initiative to hand out free flats to media professionals, praise them for being “helpers” appears at odds with the country’s lack of press freedom.  

 
17 July 2017
Rise and Fall Premium

Media freedom in Central and Eastern Europe has dramatically deteriorated since five countries in the region joined the EU. 

By Daniel Penev
 
10 July 2017
Through the Looking Glass Premium

The Russian hunt for fake news isn’t exactly genuine.

By Peter Gross
 
3 May 2017
The Fake Newness of Fake News Premium

World faked out by phenomenon known oh so well in Eastern Europe!

By Peter Gross
 
20 April 2017
Russian Journalist Dies after St. Petersburg Attack Premium

Nikolai Andrushchenko, once a city councilor, became a thorn in the side of local politicians.

 
18 April 2017
Dissecting a Case of Baltic Fake News Premium

A Re:Baltica investigation has traced the latest propaganda mouthpiece to colorful, Kremlin-funded characters. 

 
14 April 2017
The Fate of Independent Media in Crimea

After the Russian annexation, journalists had to choose between leaving, embracing a pro-Russian stance, or avoiding politics altogether. From Euroradio.

By Ales Pilecki and Zmicier Lukashuk
 

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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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