Bulgaria appears in AEJ’s Media Freedom Reports for the first time

The latest Media Freedom Reports form all member countries of AEJ has been released. This is the first time that reportage from Bulgaria has been included.

World Press Photo launches multimedia contest

The jury will shortlist three productions per category. First, second and third prizes in each category will be announced during the World Press Photo Awards Days, from 6-7 May 2011. First prizes will be awarded a cash award of €5,000.

International blogging competition focuses on water recourses

Online competition for journalists, students and bloggers on topics related to water has been announced. TH!NK5 Water is an initiative of the European Journalism Centre and is inspired by World Water Day - March 22.

A letter of solidarity with journalists in Hungary

AEJ-Bulgaria sent a letter of solidarity with journalists in Hungary to one of the biggest Hungarian daily newspapers Népszabadság.

Justice is the topic of the Balkan Fellowship for Journalistic Excellence 2011

Experienced journalists across the Balkans are invited to apply for the fifth annual Balkan Fellowship for Journalistic Excellence programme. This year’s topic is justice. This is a Robert Bosch Stiftung and ERSTE Foundation initiative in cooperation with the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network, BIRN.

Report: The political career of Boiko Borissov is a media product

A dangerous rapprochement between media and politics in Bulgaria has been observed in 2009-2010. This is one of the conclusions of a report, drafted by foundation „Media Democracy” in collaboration with foundation “Konrad Adenauer”. The report was presented at the annual conference “Media and Politics” .

The European Parliament award for journalists has been announced

The European Parliament will award its Prize for Journalism in 2011 for the fourth time. It will be awarded to journalists who have covered major European issues or promoted a better understanding of the EU institutions and/or EU policies.

Economic and political reporting from Southeast Europe 2011

Applications are being accepted for the 2011 programme for Balkan journalists, 'Economic and Political Reporting from Southeast Europe' jointly run by Robert Bosch Stiftung and Thomson Reuters Foundation.

BHC warns for the lack of progress of media freedom in Bulgaria in 2009

The Bulgarian Helsinki Commitee (BHC), an independent human rights NGO, issues a report for the development of human rights protection in Bulgaria on yearly basis.

Dutch journalists join forces to report voluntarily on personal stories

Dutch journalists based around the world, working for many different news organisations, have joined forces to deliver a new sort of news website. One11.nl will focus on what individuals are doing to help solve many of the problems that the journalists report on a daily basis.

Freedom House: Freedom of the Press Index 2010

The international human rights NGO Freedom House published its annual Freedom of the Press Index for 2010, which analyses the trends and problems with the freedom of expression in 196 countries in 2009.

Website helps freelancers to get paid for liveblogging

Liveblogging platform ScribbleLive is launching a new strand of its syndication model to allow freelancers to get paid for creating content for clients, it said. ScribbleLive founder Michael De Monte said the syndication marketplace, which will be fully launched next year, will allow individuals who sign up to its freelancers' plan of USD 19.95 a month to make money when they are covering or talking about live events online.

Journalists' Profiles

Let’s work together - AEJ Bulgaria promotes professional contacts across Europe. The idea is to build up a database with profiles of journalists which will be categorized by the area of their expertise and working languages.

AEJ-Bulgaria provides useful information for journalists and the media

АЕЖ-България беше официално регистрирана в България през декември 2010 г. , а като неформална група от журналисти, беше приета в международната Асоциация на европейските журналисти през октовмри 2010 г.

AEJ Bulgaria launches a platform for Open Data

AEJ Bulgaria starts the first open data platform in Bulgaria with the goal to help journalists and civil society organizations in their research and investigations.

AEJ-Bulgaria launches a platform for Open Data

AEJ Bulgaria starts the first open data platform in Bulgaria with the goal to help journalists and civil society organizations in their research and investigations.

AEJ-Bulgaria promotes professional contacts across Europe

AEJ Bulgaria would like to encourage Bulgarian journalist to make more contacts with colleagues across Europe. The idea is to build up a...

AEJ-Bulgaria promotes professional contacts across Europe

AEJ Bulgaria would like to encourage Bulgarian journalist to make more contacts with colleagues across Europe. The idea is to build up...

Open Data

AEJ-Bulgaria project in support of journalists and civil society organizations research and investigations.

Focus оn Media Freedom

The AEJ, with members dispersed across the continent, is well placed to keep track of how the principle is honoured in the real world, and the evidence of a growing trend for it to be broken for commercial convenience or political ends.