Media

6 April 2017
Tightening the RuNet Screws

Russian lawmakers want to ban kids from social media, require ‘real name’ registration. From Global Voices. 

By Kevin Rothrock
 
31 March 2017
Too Good to Be True Premium

Fake news reports about visa-free travel to the U.S. give false hope to Azerbaijanis. 

 
7 March 2017
New Twist in Rustavi-2 Saga Premium

Europe’s top human rights court tells parties in long-running battle for ownership of Georgian TV station to take a pause.

 
2 March 2017
Sputnik Has New Troubles in Baltics

News agencies in Estonia and Latvia cease their cooperation with the Baltic branches of Russian government-controlled news agency. 

 
21 February 2017
Trump’s Russian Vanishing Act Premium

The Kremlin denies ordering Russian TV to slash coverage of the U.S. leader.

 
16 February 2017
Protecting Eastern European Journalists, Before It’s Too Late

More than half a year after the death of journalist Pavel Sheremet, his colleagues are frustrated about the apparent lack of progress in finding his killers. From Hromadske. 

 
14 February 2017
Newspapers Without News

Moldova has been a regional leader in open government, but the media recently launched a campaign to highlight backtracking on commitments to greater transparency.

 
1 February 2017
Blow After Blow Premium

Tabloid tells abusers how to exploit Russia's decriminalization of domestic violence.

By Kevin Rothrock
 
26 January 2017
An Easy Target for Russia

The anti-Belarus smear campaign in Russian media has gained momentum and even led to arrests at the end of last year. 

By Andrei Yeliseyeu and Veranika Laputska
 
20 January 2017
Facebook Snafu Briefly Silences Russia’s RT Premium

The huge state-funded international broadcaster also loses access to Twitter-based data mining service.

 

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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.

 

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