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

Award for Outstanding Merits in Investigative Journalism 2018

Call for proposals is open

The Central European Initiative (CEI) and the South East Europe Media Organisation (SEEMO), in special partnership with the Media Program South East Europe of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS), have opened the Call for Applications 2018 of the CEI SEEMO Award for Outstanding Merits in Investigative Journalism. The Call is divided into two categories: "Professional journalists" (4.000 EUR) and "Young professional journalists" (1.000 EUR). more…

Manuela Zlateva | March 28, 2018

Young journalists looking for new business models

The KAS Media Program South East Europe hosts for the fifth time the workshop "Entrepreneurial Journalism" - this year in Ukraine more…

Manuela Zlateva | Event Reports | February 24, 2018

PRO.PR Awards 2018 assigned to the Head and partners of KAS Media Program SEE

The Head of the Media Program South East Europe of Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS), Christian Spahr, as well as KAS partners Ivana Đurić, Head of Communications at the Serbian Ministry of European Integration, and Vuk Vujnović, Secretary General at the South East Europe Public Sector Communication Association (SEECOM), are among the winners of this year’s PRO.PR Awards. They will be awarded for their commitment to political communication in the region and for their engagement at SEECOM. more…

Manuela Zlateva | January 22, 2018