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Bosnia: the press is dangerous?

19/09/2017

This year Bosnia and Herzegovina marks 110 years since the first press law in this country was published: it was in 1907. Boro Kontic from Mediacentar analyzes the law and compares it with today's situation in Bosnian media landscape.

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Bosnia and Herzegovina: Chains of the Nineties

08/09/2017

Considering the ongoing power of television on Bosnian public opinion, the TV series about former President of the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina Alija Izetbegovic and the movie about the former President of Republika Srpska Radovan Karadzic may contribute to an even more radical blurring and misunderstanding of conflicting images and experiences of the past.

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Blowing up journalism in Macedonia

04/04/2017

The culmination of the political crisis in Macedonia resulted in an increased number of attacks on journalists. The narrative spread by political elites for years could not result in anything other than violence and division.

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Satirical web sites in Bosnia and Herzegovina: Using mockery to cause a reaction

30/03/2017

Satirical web sites in Bosnia and Herzegovina use creative ways to point out anomalies and absurdities in the society. Una Čilić talks to editors of Šatro.info and Karakter.ba.

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The Prosecutor's Office of Bosnia and Herzegovina: Stingy with information

16/03/2017

The Prosecutor's Office's longheld practice of communicating with the press through video statements filmed and produced within the institution, deprives the journalists of one of their fundamental rights and obligations – that of asking questions.

Mediacentar: read the full article in Bosnian

Editors’ salaries in public broadcasters are not confidential personal data

13/03/2017

According to the Law on Free Access to Information in Bosnia and Herzegovina, salaries of employees in the public services must be transparent. After almost a year of demanding information, public pressure in the last few months made so that Radio Television of Republic of Srpska published the information about salaries of Miroslav Lazanski and Mate Đaković.

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Video of Fire in Sarajevo: Everything for the clicks

09/02/2017

Freedom of expression does not include freedom to publish journalistic works that violate one of the most important postulate of profession – respect for the right to privacy, especially when it comes to the sensitive topics such as tragedies. Marija Arnautović comments decision made by one of the most visited news portals in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Klix.ba, to publish the disturbing video of the women who was recently killed in fire in her apartment in Sarajevo.

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Even after a court judgment BiH Institutions do not allow access to information

31/01/2017

Public companies often do not respect the Law on Free Access to Information, and some institutions even after court rulings do not provide the documents requested.

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Sejdinović: Everything bad that could happen to journalism – it happened in Serbia

27/01/2017

On the occasion of the 27th anniversary of the funding of the Independent Journalists' Association of Vojvodina we talked with Nedim Sejdinović, president of this association. During the interview Sejdinović highlighted that journalists in Serbia still have to face attacks, threats and intimidation while doing their job.

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Media in Serbia, Someone Says No

29/11/2016

Media lynchings, physical assaults, threats. This is what investigative journalists face in Vučić's Serbia. An interview with Branko Čečen, director of the Center for Investigative Journalism of Serbia (CINS).

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