Every second journalist in Bulgaria bewails pressure from politics and economy

52 percent of Bulgarian journalists think that the people in power influence their media; only 40 percent deny this. A new study of the "Reporter" foundation and Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung suggests that political pressure has increased. more…


KAS starts new online platform on the media scene in South East Europe

The Media Program of Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) launched the new online platform "Balkanmedia" at this year’s South East Europe Media Forum (SEEMF) in Skopje on 17 October. more…


Elections: important debates not present in the media

Foundation Media Democracy (FMD) and KAS publish study findings – Borissov ahead in media presence, Plevneliev increasing in importance. more…



to the Media Program South East Europe of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung! On this page, you will find extensive information about our activities in the region. The goal of the Media Program is to strengthen the role of the media in the course of democratization and transformation - through advanced training, consultancy, dialog and network building.


Previous events

Jan. 20

16th German-Bulgarian Media Table

Informal meeting with journalists and media experts

Dec. 3

15th German-Bulgarian Media Table

Informal meeting with journalists and media experts

Nov. 5

Presentation of the study: "Influence on the Media– Owners, Politicians and Advertisers"

Press conference and panel discussion

Oct. 27 - 29

Internet Policy

Expert Workshop


New website "Voice of the Balkans" on media freedom in South East Europe

The outcome of the "Balkan Multimedia" project for young journalists from Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, France and Germany is available right away on the website "Voice of the Balkans". more…

Victor Cozmei awarded for reporting on justice

KAS supports Romanian contest TJA

The Head of KAS Media Program South East Europe, Christian Spahr, has granted the Award "The Young Journalist of the Year" (TJA) to the journalist Victor Cozmei from during a gala on 26 November in Bucharest. more…

New book on journalistic education

Country reports on South East Europe

The Media Program South East Europe of Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) has published country reports of its "Task Force Journalistic Education". The publication contains an inventory of journalistic studies in Albania, Bulgaria, [...] more…

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