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Do the authorities keep tabs on journalists or do they take...

Monitoring of journalists and owners of media critical of the authorities is a feature of countries with an extremely poor media environment. In recent years we have witnessed systematic leaking of personal correspondence between various editorial teams into public space. While this trend was until recently utilized to fuel fights between publisher unions, it is now being used in political rhetoric.

A necessary upgrade and restart of the media self-regulation process in...

In recent years, Bulgaria is constantly losing ground in the rankings for freedom of speech drawn up by reputable international organizations. This negative trend is evidence of an acute problem with the media environment in the country. One of the essential characteristics of this environment is the lack of uniform rules applicable to all media. This deficit has an adverse impact on public attitudes towards the media and towards journalists as a whole - public credibility of the media is not especially high.

Bulgaria drops in the Freedom House ranking for freedom of speech

47522Bulgarian media continue to be only partially free, as shown by the 2014 ranking of the non-governmental organization Freedom House. The country’s position drops to the 78th place as opposed to last year when the country was listed as 77th.

Can the situation of the freedom of speech in Bulgaria be...

The illegal economic and political pressure on journalists has acquired epidemic proportions, and trading in influence has become a major business for many media,...

Refugees in the media

Hereby we present you the main recommendations from the joined meeting of journalist and experts on the subject “How do we cover the refugee...

A culture of pressure and self-censorship dictates the Bulgarian media landscape

The results of the latest AEJ Bulgaria survey of the freedom of speech provide further justification on the motives for the ongoing anti-oligarch protests...

AEJ-Bulgaria demands further commitment to media freedom in Bulgaria from Commissioner...

Commissioner Kroes met Bulgarian publishers and journalists as a part of her official visit in Bulgaria, after she officially declared Media freedom in Bulgaria as her personal concern at a public hearing the the EP in the beginning of June.

AEJ-Bulgaria meets commissioner Neelie Kroes

The Association of European Journalists-Bulgaria has been invited to attend a meeting with Vice-President of the European Commission, Ms Neelie Kroes on Thursday, September...

Open letter from Bulgarian journalists

We welcomed with great expectations your statement that you consider press freedom in Bulgaria your personal priority, as well as your intention to follow closely the media situation in the country.

The war between Bulgarian publishers by no means should be transferred...

The Association of European Journalists – Bulgaria (AEJ) acclaims the concern about media freedom in Bulgaria, expressed by the EU-Commissioner Neelie Kroes.