Media

18 March 2019
Living With the Wolf at the Door – and at Home

Liberal democracy and press freedom have been under threat for so long that warnings are losing their effectiveness.

By Peter Gross
 
12 March 2019
Why Did Kyiv Banish a Prominent Austrian Journalist?

ORF’s Christian Wehrschuetz may have angered officials with his critical reporting.

 
7 March 2019
Russian MPs Vote to Limit Wide Swathe of Online Speech

‘Disrespecting’ the government or Russian society could bring a fine or jail time.

 
15 February 2019
Belarusian Editor’s Trial Under Scrutiny Premium

After a period of relative calm, the Lukashenka regime is again making life extremely difficult for independent journalists.

 
12 February 2019
Moscow Looks to Build Internet Wall Premium

Russia may temporarily disconnect the country from the internet.

 
11 February 2019
The Under-Recognized Guardians of Freedom Premium

The importance of media academics, especially those with an appetite for public service, is often under-played.

By Peter Gross
 
6 February 2019
Twitter, the Turkish State’s New Political Tool Premium

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will be fighting the March local elections in ‘eco-friendly’ cyberspace, following the opposition’s pioneering use of social media for politics.

By Sahra Atila
 
16 January 2019
Serbia: Reality Wonderland Premium

Choose one: Reality shows in Serbia are a) tasteless; b) very profitable; c) platforms for hate speech; d) all of the above.

By Tamara Skrozza
 
14 January 2019
ECHR Rules In Favor of Azeri Investigative Journalist in Blackmail Case Premium

Azerbaijan must pay Khadija Ismayilova more than 16,500 euros in damages and costs, court rules. 

 
10 January 2019
The Fresh Spring of Ignorance Premium

Long after the fall of both the Nazi and communist regimes, today's new authoritarians have come up with creative ways to wash away inconvenient knowledge.

By Peter Gross
 

TOL PROMOTION

We would like to invite you to meet Kathryn Thier, a recognized expert and instructor of Solutions Journalism from the University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication.

 

Join us to learn more about the connections between investigative reporting and Solutions Journalism and discover the impact that bringing the “whole” story has on communities. Kathryn’s keynote speech will be followed by a panel discussion on bringing the solutions perspective into reporting practices with Nikita Poljakov, deputy editor in chief of the business daily Hospodářské noviny. Nikita is also head of the project “Nejsi sám” (You are not alone), which uses the solutions approach to tackle the issue of male suicide. The main program will be followed by an informal wine reception. 

 

The event will take place on Monday, 25 March at 5 p.m. in the Hollar building of the Charles University Faculty of Social Sciences (Smetanovo nábřeží 6, Praha 1). The event will be in English. 

 

Attendance is free upon registration - please, fill in the registration form.

 

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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.

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