Facts and figures against disinformation campaigns

Experts from South East and Western Europe discussed the path of the Western Balkans to EU and NATO accession and the role of media during the process more…

Manuela Zlateva | Event Reports | July 5, 2018

The search for simple messages

Spokespersons from governments and parties in South East Europe learn new trends in political communication more…

Darija Fabijanić | Event Reports | June 25, 2018

Solutions to overcome the vulnerability of disinformation

Experts from Bulgaria, Germany, Great Britain and Ukraine discuss propaganda and hybrid warfare more…

Darija Fabijanić | Event Reports | May 23, 2018

World press freedom index: Most Balkan countries improve only numerically

Media transparency and independence are still problem areas

Media freedom has improved numerically in seven states in South East Europe. Three countries have been deteriorating. These are the results of the new world press freedom index of the non-governmental organisation "Reporters Without Borders" (RWB). Romania, Bosnia-Herzegovina and Croatia achieved the best scores according to RWB (ranks 44, 62 and 69 out of 180 countries worldwide). Macedonia and Bulgaria swap places (rank 109 and 111) and have once again received the worst scores in the region. more…

Manuela Zlateva, Darija Fabijanić | April 25, 2018

Summer School of Investigative Reporting 2018

Call for applications open

The call for applications for the Summer School of Investigative Reporting 2018 has started. The seminar will take place from 19 until 25 August in Romania. Host organisations are the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network (BIRN) and the Media Program South East Europe of Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung. more…

Manuela Zlateva | April 12, 2018