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Ukraine's decision to portray journalists as national security threat threatens freedom of speech in the country and the fragile balance after the war. The Association...
While in Bulgaria the debate around the self-regulation is heating, we would like to turn your attention to Germany and its well-functioning media system. In case you need an inspirational model, here are the basic institutions of freedom of speech in the biggest European economy:
In October, the newly established European Centre for Press and Media Freedom, ECPMF, will hold its inauguration conference in Leipzig, Germany. On October 8...
A German blog covering digital issues and surveillance was accused of treason because they leaked secret state documents on plans to observe social networks....
Тhe survey covers problem areas such as internal and external pressure on the media, self-censorship, working conditions.
The Association of European Journalists –Bulgaria supports petition against new „EU-directive on the protection of undisclosed know-how and business information“. In case comes into action journalists and their sources could be sued by companies if they reveal what these companies want to keep secret. Unless we react to defend the investigative work of journalists and, by extension, the right for citizen to be informed.
Two totally different aspects on the actual situation in Macedonia can be seen in the Macedonian media, a country that is dealing with one of the biggest political crisis in the last decade.
Their experience with various forms of brutal repression shared Ali Abdulemam, founder of "Bahrain Online", Khalid Albaih, Sudanese cartoonist, who became famous at the outbreak of the Arab Spring, Farida Nekzad, founder of EIC Wakht News Agency in Afghanistan and Annabel Hernandez, Mexican investigative journalist and writer.
Reporters Without Borders define the pressure exerted on media reporting on issues of the bank sector by state financial regulators (see more) as the main reason for the ongoing drop in the ranking.