Media

5 June 2018
Warsaw Wants Permanent U.S. Base: Reports Premium

A large NATO exercise kicked off in Poland and the Baltics Sunday amid speculation about beefed-up American presence.

 
25 May 2018
Estonia, Russia Exchange Tough Talk on Border Treaty Premium

Russia will not ratify the treaty until Estonian leaders stop their “Russophobic rhetoric,” Russia’s embassy in Tallinn fumes.

 
21 May 2018
International Organizations Question Kazakhstan’s Commitment to Free Press

Authorities’ crackdown on two news sites that reported on prominent former politician raises concerns about media’s ability to investigate country’s bigwigs.

 
9 May 2018
The Predictable Season Premium

While dismal media freedom rankings for TOL’s coverage region are commonplace this time of the year, the recent surge in citizen activism shows that people are no longer so willing to grin and bear such infringements.

By Peter Gross
 
9 May 2018
Montenegrin Journalist Shot and Injured in Podgorica Premium

Increasing violence against journalists from the Balkan country draws widespread condemnation from the international community.

 
8 May 2018
An Unlikely Twitter Star Premium

The verdict will be announced next week in a trial that has rattled the upper echelons of the Turkish political elite, but it was a brave woman’s tweets that broke the media’s silence over the case.

By Can Semercioglu
 
4 May 2018
Russia Ups Pressure on Telegram Premium

Viber, another popular messenger app, could also be banned if it fails to turn over encryption keys, authorities warn.

 
1 May 2018
Two Months After Journalist Murder, Slovakia Still Waits For Real Change
According to Aktuality.sk editor, Jan Kuciak was "a victim of the war on corruption." From the International Press Institute.
By Alma Onali
 
27 April 2018
Fake News, Moldova-Style

An article last month alleged that the EU was planning to destroy Romanian vineyards, and that the Moldovan ones would be next. From Ziarul de Garda.

By Lilia Zaharia
 
25 April 2018
After Orban Election Victory, Critical Media Takes Another Big Hit in Hungary
Former Magyar Nemzet deputy editor: independent media should prepare for "worst-case scenario." From the International Press Institute.
By Marton Bede
 

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