17 April 2019
Romania Read the Riot Act

European Commission makes clear that time is running out before severe consequences, including suspension of voting rights.

9 April 2019
1989 Comes Back to Haunt Former Romanian Leader Iliescu

Three former senior officials charged with crimes against humanity for creating an atmosphere of terror in the wake of Ceausescu’s downfall.

3 April 2019
Romania Tightens Net Around Embattled Kovesi

Former chief prosecutor slapped with a new indictment even as EU mulls picking her for a top anti-fraud post.

20 March 2019
Romania’s Antiquated Road System Gets One Meter Longer Premium

A fast-food chain owner opened a road to nowhere in a bid to jumpstart the country’s flagging highway construction program.

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
8 March 2019
The Freedom to Be Yourself

How can you overcome prejudices and the social pressure of being somebody, when you're only 20? From Decat o Revista.

By Alexandra Tipter
1 March 2019
Romanian Court Summons Leading Candidate for EU Prosecutor Job Premium

Romanian authorities raise the stakes in bid to derail the career of country’s former chief graft buster.

6 February 2019
Romanian Justice Minister Vows to Block EU Appointment of Former Anti-Corruption Prosecutor Premium

Laura Codruta Kovesi is leading candidate for newly created position of EU public prosecutor.

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
7 January 2019
Romanian Engineer Who Saved Churches From Communist Bulldozers Dies Premium

Eugeniu Iordachescu’s efforts saved country’s heritage in the midst of Ceausescu’s megalomaniacal overhaul of Bucharest.




#PragueMediaPoint Conference for journalists, media professionals, and scholars

​The 2019 edition of Prague Media Point will highlight these types of inspiring examples and more. We will offer a mix of scholarly presentations, including keynote addresses; sessions with innovators explaining their solutions; and networking opportunities to promote the exchange of know-how. As in years past, the conference will have a special regional focus on Central and Eastern Europe, though we look forward to covering cases and trends from other parts of the world.




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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