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September 10, 2016
Christian Spahr, Head of KAS Media Program South East Europe © Council of Europe


Freedom and transparency on the internet

The Head of the KAS Media Program South East Europe, Christian Spahr, spoke about the plurality of opinions on the internet at a conference of the Council of Europe on 9 September 2016. The owners of online media and internet providers in South East Europe partially remain concealed, said Spahr.

August 28, 2016


Master Class for investigative journalists from the Balkans

Selected investigative journalists from 17 countries have visited an international Master Class in Konjic (Bosnia and Herzegovina) from 21st to 27th August. Within the annual BIRN Summer School for Investigative Reporting, they learned the latest trends of data journalism. more…

July 10, 2016


Young journalists learn fair reporting and ethical standards

Journalism students and young professionals visit Summer School at the invitation of KAS and Press Council Bosnia-Herzegovina. more…

June 23, 2016


Scoring points with the voters

A coordinated strategy for online and offline, fair and professional relations with the media and authentic appearances by candidates are key elements of a successful election campaign. This was confirmed in the exchange of views of 16 PR experts of political parties from South East Europe. more…

June 14, 2016


Media freedom on the way to EU

A KAS panel discussion on media freedom and European values took place on 14 June during the Deutsche Welle Global Media Forum. more…

June 8, 2016


Editors from South East Europe on a KAS study visit in Berlin

European politics under the influence of the refugee crisis and EU enlargement was the main theme of a visiting delegation of the KAS Media Program South East Europe, with ten political editors and TV presenters from the Balkans, Romania and Moldavia. more…

May 26, 2016

The Hague

Political communication: Low trust but good new approaches

The Head of the KAS Media Program South East Europe, Christian Spahr, spoke about the media situation and political communication in the region at the plenary meeting of the EU communication forum "Club of Venice" at 26 and 27 May 2016 in The Hague, Netherlands. more…

May 16, 2016


Media and political influences in Bulgaria

On 16 May 2016, the Center for the Study of Democracy (CSD) presented a study about political influences on Bulgarian media. The study is part of a project about the media situation in Bulgaria which has been supported by the KAS Media Program South East Europe. more…

May 10, 2016


Panel: Media freedom and ownership in Eastern Europe

KAS Media Program cooperates for the third time with the Leipzig-based MTM media conference. The "Medientreffpunkt Mitteldeutschland" (MTM) conference features approximately 40panels and about 200 speakers, and is one of the biggest German media conferences. This year it took place from 9 to 11 May. more…

April 28, 2016


KAS Task Force Journalistic Education meets in Moldova

The working group of the KAS Media Program South East Europe on Journalistic Education met from 20th to 22nd of April in Chişinău, Moldova. more…