Media

9 January 2019
Kyrgyzstan Instagram Star Comes of Age and Flies the Nest

The Internet’s vast potential for self-expression seems more relevant in Central Asia than ever before. From Eurasianet.

By Chris Rickleton
 
28 December 2018
Serbia Debates the Public’s Right to Know Premium

Critics of a proposed new freedom of information law say it will hobble journalists and give public bodies too many opt-outs.

By Mihaela Sljukic Bandovic
 
28 December 2018
Fake News in Serbia: From the Trivial to the International Premium

Here are eight of the most egregious lies caught in 2018 by the Fake News Tracker in Serbia, a country with a long history to re-write.

By Stefan Janjic
 
7 December 2018
Pro-Government Hungarian Media Merge Into Giant Conglomerate Premium

With hundreds of press, broadcast, and online outlets, the non-profit group is exempt from competition rules.

 
5 December 2018
In the Dark Premium

With online censorship an increasingly commonplace part of life in Turkey, activists warn that it is not enough to simply find your way around bans.

By Ahmet A. Sabanci
 
30 November 2018
Opening the Samizdat Time Capsule Premium

The year 2019 will mark the 30th anniversary of Central and Eastern European countries escaping the socio-political and cultural monopoly created by Marxism-Leninism, as shown by the underground publications of the era.

By Peter Gross
 
26 November 2018
Top Polish TV Station Accuses Government of Intimidating Journalists Premium

Author of investigative report on neo-Nazis summoned by prosecutors on grounds of promoting neo-Nazism. 

 
16 November 2018
Donors Rally to Aid Feisty Russian Magazine Premium

Hit with one of the biggest fines ever imposed on a news outlet, New Times was on the verge of closure.

 
9 November 2018
"Tickers of Terror" – the Crisis of Polish Media as Told by News Crawls Premium

As Poland prepares for another divisive and violent Independence Day holiday on 11 November, we look at the polarizing TV coverage of last year’s event. From openDemocracy.

By Rafal Zaborowski
 
7 November 2018
Bulgarian MPs Pass Stringent Media Funding Law Premium

Critics say law will do nothing to stem oligarch Peevski’s effective control over the newspaper business.

 

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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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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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