Publications

First regional KAS Summer School of Political Communication

Media Program South East Europe of Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung offers high-level training for political spokespersons and PR experts more…

Manuela Zlateva | Event Reports | July 12, 2017

Antidotes against fake news: education and quality journalism

Experts from South East Europe, Germany, Russia and Ukraine discuss fake news, disinformation and security in Sofia more…

Manuela Zlateva | Event Reports | June 27, 2017

Every fourth Bulgarian sees Fake News daily

REPRESENTATIVE SURVEY COMMISSIONED BY KONRAD-ADENAUER-STIFTUNG: DISINFORMATION IS A RELEVANT POLITICAL ISSUE IN BULGARIA

Many Bulgarians know what ‘fake news’ is: 72 percent of the respondents have been confronted with false reporting in the media, 25 percent see ‘fake news’ about political topics even daily. This is the result of a representative survey commissioned by the KAS Media Program South East Europe among more than 1,000 citizens over 18 years. The respondents have also been asked about their confidence in international institutions and countries. The EU enjoys higher trust than Russia. more…

Christian Spahr | Country Reports | June 27, 2017

Large majority of Bulgarians deplore fake news

72 percent of Bulgarians notice fake news in the national media, according to a representative survey commissioned by the Media Program South East Europe of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS). Only 13 percent of the citizens don’t know what fake news are. In general Bulgarians get their information on politics through TV (91 percent). Online and print media follow with a big gap. National security was another topic of the survey: Bulgarians place trust in the EU in this matter, followed by NATO. In general people trust the EU more than Russia. more…

Event Reports | June 27, 2017

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung mourns the loss of Helmut Kohl

On the death of former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl, Chairman of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and former President of the European Parliament, Hans-Gert Pöttering, writes: more…

June 17, 2017