Media

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22 October 2018
Hungary’s Damaging Media Market Distortion
A new study, featuring interviews with advertising and media market figures, offers the clearest picture yet of the skewed media advertising market. From the International Press Institute.
By Marton Bede
 
18 October 2018
Bulgaria’s Trust Deficit

The spotlight cast by the brutal murder of a journalist reveals a troubled media landscape with the least freedom in the EU.

By Katherine Schulte
 
10 October 2018
Politics, Gender Key Triggers for Online Abuse in Poland

New IPI report examines newsroom measures for protecting journalists from digital harassment.

By The International Press Institute
 
8 October 2018
TV Reporter’s Brutal Slaying Stuns Bulgaria Premium

Police and colleagues say it is not clear that Viktoria Marinova’s killing was linked to her work.

 
3 October 2018
How Disinformation Harmed the Referendum in Macedonia

Online campaigns calling for a boycott of the referendum and fake news sites have compounded the country’s media literacy problem. From The German Marshall Fund of the United States.

By Asya Metodieva
 
26 September 2018
Concerns for Hungarian Press Freedom as News Site Changes Hands Premium

Critics say Viktor Orban and his loyalists already have most media under their thumb.

 
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
 

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