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Corporate Journalism Dominates Bulgarian Media Sector

“Corporate journalism” as it is called in Bulgaria undermines the credibility of most media and creates distrust among journalists. This one of the conclusions about the media sector in Bulgaria, drawn by the Vienna-based South East Europe Media Organisation (SEEMO).

Bulgarian media sector starts a discussion on future press regulation

The main topic of the debate was whether self-regulation can guarantee the high quality of the media sector in Bulgaria, or some form of regulation has to be introduced in order to improve the value of journalism. If we opt for regulation, what exactly should we regulate and by that legislative means?

Bulgaria drops drastically in World Press Freedom report of Reporters Without...

Bulgaria dropped dramatically in the world press freedom ranking of Reporters Without Borders from 70th to 80th place in 2011-2012. The country ranks last among the other EU states, sharing the same index with Serbia, Chile and Paraguay. According to the NGO, Bulgaria fails to address the issue of their media freedom violations, above all because of a lack of political will.

AEJ- Bulgaria demands the country's Prosecutor's Office to start an investigation...

To Mr.Boris Velchev, Prosecutor general of Bulgaria Copy to: Mass media representatives Dear Mr. Velchev, The Association of European Journalists – Bulgaria (AEJ) demands the country's Prosecutor's Office...

World Press Freedom Review 2011 of WAN-IFRA

44 journalists have been killed so far in 2011 and hundreds of media employees have been harassed, threatened or physically attacked. Impunity prevails in...

The media and the police – taking the side of the...

The Association of European Journalists-Bulgaria strongly opposes the way some Bulgarian media reported on the brutal murder of Jana Krasteva, a 28-year-old  woman, who...

Turkish authorities push for internet censorship

The Turkish Council of Information and Communication Technology (TIB) introduced a new regulation on the "Use of the Internet Safety Rules and Procedures", aimed...

Reporters Without Borders: World Press Freedom Index 2010

"Reporters Without Borders has repeatedly expressed its concern about the deteriorating press freedom situation in the European Union and the 2010 index confirms this trend. Thirteen of the EU’s 27 members are in the top 20 but some of the other 14 are very low in the ranking''.

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