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Macedonia: Gruevski's government spent 38 million euros for propaganda and campaigns

25/09/2017

More than 38 million euros of budget money was spent by the government of Nikola Gruevski for media campaigns and government advertising in the period from 2008 to 2015. It was revealed by the government spokesman Mile Bosnjakovski.

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Macedonia: People are mostly informed by TV

25/09/2017

Television is still the main news bulletin for political developments, but the number of citizens who get informed about politics via internet is growing, according to the latest poll of the International Republican Institute (IRI) conducted from 4th to 21st August 2017.

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Macedonia: free information for local elections

25/09/2017

The Macedonian Information Agency (MIA) has announced that in the next three months, until the end of the local elections, the internet portals can transmit free of charge all MIA information.

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Macedonia: free access for journalist to the Central Registry

25/09/2017

Journalists will be able to receive free information from the Central Registry, but the requests will have to indicate on what kind of research they are working on. It’s what the Director of the Central Registry, Marija Boškovska-Jankovska, told to the journalists national meeting.

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Macedonia: the new law on media has several illogicalities

25/09/2017

The Ministry of Information Society put it on paper, the draft law on audio and audiovisual media services, but without consulting all stakeholders in a wider debate. The main emphasis is on reducing political influence, but illogical passages are still noticeable.

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Macedonian journalism: the positive opinion of the Agency for Audiovisual Services

28/08/2017

According to the first report on media coverage of 2017 local elections realized by the Agency for Audiovisual Media Services (AACMU), Macedonian broadcasters generally respect professional journalistic standards, providing diverse views on political issues.

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Macedonia: no more government advertisements in commercial broadcasters

28/08/2017

The Macedonian government has adopted the measure from Plan 3-6-9 which stops government advertisements in commercial broadcasters and print media, billboards, internet portals, with the exception of social media. From now on, communication with citizens will be granted through the public broadcasting service.

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Macedonia: after seven years in prison, the A1 owner was released

28/08/2017

After almost seven years in prison, Velija Ramkovski, the owner of the former A1 television, has left the prison for treatment. It is uncertain when he will return to Idrizovo for serving his sentence of 13 years: for the moment the countdown of the penal days is stopped. Ramkovski was arrested in December 2010, after the spectacular police action entitled "Cobweb”. According to Ramkovski, the police intrusion into A1 headquarters was a political hike commissioned by VMRO-DPMNE and Nikola Gruevski.

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Do the media in Macedonia report objectively?

07/02/2017

Citizens are perceiving a strong subjectivity in the media when reporting information, according to an AAVMU's study . 62 percent of respondents believe that different media give largely discordant information about the same events.

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MPM on strike, workers demanded pay earned

07/02/2017

A strike in on at Media Print Macedonia, the company that owns three newspapers "Dnevnik", "Utrinski Vesnik" and "Vest." The employees are demanding to receive their salaries.

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