Journalists express their firm opposition to the draft article projected to be introduced in the Justice Reform’s laws, aiming the block and punishment of media employees if suspected on presumed influence on special prosecutors.
Long-time control both from the state and businesses generate lack of credibility on Albanian journalists' work. Even in rare cases as natural disaster like flooding that hit Shkodra city some time ago.
The ambassador Rowning of OSCE in Tirana said it's abnormal to infinitely delay the appointment of the general director of RTSH. The Parliament is trying to find the right official to serve politics, not people.
In ten years, Albanian journalists have seen their work conditions worsening, their organizations being too weak to protect them from media owners' arbitrariness, threats from criminal people and lack of protection from state institutions.
The Albanian journalists' organizations presented to the Media Commission of the Albanian Parliament the critical financial situation of their members. Wages are not payed regularly and 50% of journalists do not have guarantees regarding social insurance contributions.