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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
Researching and reporting on war crimes is still a big challenge for journalists in region. Even when journalists want to write objectively and professionally about this topic, they often don’t have a support from their editors.