Italy and fellow EU members Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Greece, Romania and Slovenia, as well as EU candidates Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and Turkey are among the 180 states included in Reporters Without Borders (RWB) annual survey of press freedom in the world. Only three of them have improved their standings
- MACEDONIA Macedonian governmental media
- RESEARCH Romania: the stigma on migrant mothers
- CROATIA Dimitrije Tucović: a socialist in Slavij...
- SERBIA Croatia: the great European Parliament b...
- PROTESTS Bosnian systemic crisis
- MEDIA Serbian media: on guard!
- HUMAN RIGHTS The rising emergency of asylum seekers i...
- TURKEY Turkish Alevis after Gezi Park
- AZERBAIJAN Europe, Azerbaijan, and caviar
- SEXUAL CRIMES Balkans: women and war
- GREECE Greece-Albania, a return-only ticket
- TURKEY Reyhanlı – fleeing the war
Attempts at media reform in Serbia appear to have run aground. International organizations are denouncing a number of abridgments of press freedoms within the country, which are slowly amounting to a new form of control
A two-day international conference aimed at stimulating public debate on the challenges of freedom of information today and suggesting a new agenda for addressing them closed in Vienna on March 1st
Controversial measures restricting internet freedom make critics cry censorship, in a country where freedom of information is already under pressure. The pressure of the new corruption scandals
In Croatia, the battle for a seat in Strasbourg and Brussels has already begun. With surprises
The EU Council denied candidate status to Albania in December 2013. Some analysts think the rejection could be good for Albania
“To the barricades!”: protests in the Armenian capital against the visit of the Russian President as Armenians are divided over joining the Customs Union with Moscow
The Italian photographer Valeria Scrilatti followed a group of deminers in Ilijaš, not far from Sarajevo
The meeting with Ashiq tradition - wandering minstrels- gave birth to the idea behind the Sayat Nova Project concerning the diverse musical traditions of the South Caucasus. Photo-story by Onnik Krikorian
A broad network of media partners in 11 European countries, will devote a year to studying the freedom of the press in Italy, South East Europe and Turkey.
BeEu is a way to approach the European elections, support them and understand the implications for the future of Europe.”