Media

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
 
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
 

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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.

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