Medioslatinos - Clippings of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Clippings of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung e.V. Thu, 07 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0200 en Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung e.V. Montenegro: Public TV chief fired despite protests // <p> Media associations and NGOs insist that the sacking of the public broadcaster’s director on Thursday was politically motivated to restore government control. </p> Thu, 07 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0200,2018-06-07:clipping:1231 Montenegro: Protest against govt pressure on state TV // <p> Media associations say that the proposed dismissal of public broadcaster RTCG’s director and editorial team show a clear intent to influence the independence of the public broadcaster. </p> Thu, 07 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0200,2018-06-07:clipping:1230 Montenegro: Police demand for information about crime reporters // <p> Montenegrin media unions have voiced great concern over a police demand for information about crime reporters, seeing it as a potential violation of their rights. </p> Mon, 14 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200,2018-05-14:clipping:1228 SEE conference with call for urgent action to protect journalists // <p> Over the past two days more than 160 participants, including media actors, governments and civil society organizations from across the South-Eastearn European region gathered in Struga to discuss the most pressing media freedom challenges and provide recommendations for the improvement of press freedom and the media environment in the region. The Minister of Information and Society, Damjan Mancevski, Minister without Portfolio in Charge of Communications, Accountability and Transparency, Robert Popovski, and Deputy Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs of Albania, Artemis Dralo, addressed the conference together with the OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media, Harlem Désir. Following the dramatic shooting of Olivera Lakić on 8 May in Montenegro, the participants adopted a Declaration calling on States to do more to protect the safety of journalists and media freedom in the region. </p> Fri, 11 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200,2018-05-11:clipping:1229 Romania: MPs prevented censorship questions to the public TV Director General // <p> MPs from Romania's ruling Social Democratic Party prevented opposition politicians from asking questions at a hearing with the public broadcaster's director-general, who has been accused of censorship and insulting reporters. </p> Tue, 08 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200,2018-05-08:clipping:1227 Montenegro: Vijesti journalist has been attacked // <p> Vijesti journalist Olivera Lakic was shot in the leg on Tuesday in front of her home in Podgorica. </p> Tue, 08 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200,2018-05-08:clipping:1226 Romania: Satirical website fined for insulting party leader // <p> Romania's anti-discrimination body has fined a satirical website for an article targeting Social Democrat leader Liviu Dragnea‘s relationship with his much younger partner. </p> Thu, 26 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200,2018-04-26:clipping:1225 World press freedom index: Most Balkan countries improve only numerically // <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 +0200,2018-04-25:clipping:1224 Serbia: Inspections of media outlet because of crtical reporting // <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 +0200,2018-04-17:clipping:1223 Serbia: Informer has published false information about BIRN editor // <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 +0200,2018-04-13:clipping:1222