Only every tenth Bulgarian thinks the media are independent


The trust in Bulgarian media is at an all-time low. That is the result of a representative survey commissioned by the KAS Media Program South East Europe. Only one of ten Bulgarians (10 percent) believes that the media in Bulgaria are independent. The satisfaction with political communication is similarly low. Only 11 percent of the Bulgarians feel well informed about political decisions. more…

Christian Spahr | Country Reports | November 29, 2017

Moldovan and Ukrainian journalists win CEI SEEMO Award for Outstanding Merits in Investigative Journalism 2017

The Central European Initiative (CEI) and the South East Europe Media Organisation (SEEMO), in special partnership with the Media Program South East Europe of Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS), have announced the winners of the "CEI SEEMO Award for Outstanding Merits in Investigative Journalism 2017": Victor Mosneag in the section "Professional Journalists" and Yevheniia Motorevska in the section "Young Professional Journalists". more…

November 27, 2017

Scrutinizing political communication in South East Europe

Christian Spahr, Head of the Media Program South East Europe, contributed to the plenary meeting of the "Club of Venice" on 23rd and 24th November 2017 in Venice. At this occasion, he presented the latest findings of a KAS opinion poll and discussed challenges of political communication in the Balkans. more…

Event Reports | November 25, 2017

Trust in Bulgarian media reaches all-time low

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) and "Alpha Research" present a survey on media freedom and political communication in Bulgaria. more…

Manuela Zlateva | Event Reports | November 22, 2017

Journalists ask for more support at regional EU conference

How important is the media situation in the EU accession negotiations? Over 250 journalists and media experts as well as regional politicians and EU representatives discussed this question during the "EU – Western Balkans Media Days" (EUWB) on 9th and 10th November in Tirana. The KAS Media Program South East Europe contributed to the agenda in a panel discussion and with a TED Talk. more…

Event Reports | November 10, 2017