Annual report 2015

Political reporting in Bulgaria and citizens' trust in media

February 11 Thursday


February 11, 2016, 10.00 - 12.00


European Commission's Representation in Bulgaria (Rakovski street 124, Sofia 1000, 2nd floor)



Press Conference of Foundation Media Democracy (FMD) and the Media Program South East Europe of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS)

Also available in Deutsch

KAS and FMD media experts give an overview on the latest trends in the political reporting in their annual report of the Bulgarian media landscape. Supported by the research institute Market Links, daily newspapers, main TV channels and news portals have been analysed. The study shows, amongst others, the popularity of politicians and political parties in the media. In addition, a new representative opinion poll on the trust of Bulgarians in the media will be presented.

Speakers at the press conference are:

  • Orlin Spasov, Head of Foundation Media Democracy (FMD)
  • Christian Spahr, Head of Media Program South East Europe, KAS
  • Nikoleta Daskalova, Media Analyst, FMD
  • Dobromir Zhivkov, Business Development Director, Market LINKS

The results of the study are subject of a following panel discussion with:

  • Vyara Ankova, Director General of Bulgarian National Television (BNT)
  • Velislava Popova, Editor-in-chief of news portal "Dnevnik"
  • Orlin Spasov, Head of FMD

Moderation: Christian Spahr, Head of Media Program South East Europe, KAS

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Dr. Vladimir Zlatarsky

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