Medioslatinos - Clippings of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Clippings of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung e.V. Wed, 25 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 http://www.kas.de/wf/de/71.9034/ webfriend.de en Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung e.V. World press freedom index: Most Balkan countries improve only numerically //www.kas.de/wf/en/221.1224/ <p> 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. </p> Wed, 25 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 tag:kas.de,2018-04-25:clipping:1224 Serbia: Inspections of media outlet because of crtical reporting //www.kas.de/wf/en/221.1223/ <p> A Serbian website, Juzne vesti, has accused the country's tax authority of deliberately subjecting it to prolonged and undue financial inspections because of its critical reporting. </p> Tue, 17 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 tag:kas.de,2018-04-17:clipping:1223 Serbia: Informer has published false information about BIRN editor //www.kas.de/wf/en/221.1222/ <p> A Belgrade court has fined the pro-government tabloid newspaper Informer for publishing untruths about BIRN in Serbia and its editor, Slobodan Georgiev. </p> Fri, 13 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 tag:kas.de,2018-04-13:clipping:1222 Call for applications for a new EU investigative journalism fund //www.kas.de/wf/en/221.1221/ <p> The International Press Institute has recently launched a fund that will award up to €450,000 in grants to cross-border investigative journalism projects in the EU. The application deadline is 3 May 2018. </p> Thu, 05 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 tag:kas.de,2018-04-05:clipping:1221 According to new report the Balkan countries are more vulnerable to fake news //www.kas.de/wf/en/221.1220/ <p> The 2018 Media Literacy index of the Open Society Institute in Sofia says Balkan countries are the most susceptible in Europe to 'fake' news – owing to their highly controlled media, low educational levels and low levels of trust in society. </p> Fri, 30 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 tag:kas.de,2018-03-30:clipping:1220 Award for Outstanding Merits in Investigative Journalism 2018 //www.kas.de/wf/en/221.1219/ <p> 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). </p> Wed, 28 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 tag:kas.de,2018-03-28:clipping:1219 Serbia: Arrest for Italian photojournalist //www.kas.de/wf/en/221.1217/ <p> An Italian photojournalist, Mauro Donato, who covered the refugee crisis on the 'Balkan route', has been arrested in Serbia for allegedly robbing three migrants. </p> Thu, 22 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0100 tag:kas.de,2018-03-22:clipping:1217 Bulgaria: AEJ against the political pressure on public broadcaster //www.kas.de/wf/en/221.1218/ <p> The Association of European Journalists – Bulgaria (AEJ-Bulgaria) opposes the direct and overt political pressure exercised by Volen Siderov, a member of parliament and leader of political party ATAKA, which is part of the governing coalition, on air at the Bulgarian National Television (BNT). </p> Tue, 20 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0100 tag:kas.de,2018-03-20:clipping:1218 Moldova: Concentration of media ownership and high politisation //www.kas.de/wf/en/221.1214/ <p> Media in Moldova have become more politicised and ownership is being concentrated in the hands of people linked to the ruling party, the Media Policy Forum in Chisinau was told. </p> Wed, 14 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0100 tag:kas.de,2018-03-14:clipping:1214 Croatia: Court convicts man for sending threats to the HND President //www.kas.de/wf/en/221.1216/ <p> The Municipal court in Zlatar gave Ivan Goluban a one year suspended sentence with three year's probation for sending threatening text messages to the president of the Croatian Journalists Association (HND), Saša Leković, the HND said in a press release on Sunday. </p> Mon, 12 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0100 tag:kas.de,2018-03-12:clipping:1216