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

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