Here we are presenting selected books, tools for journalists and working papers, covering topics about media in South East Europe.

Mobile Journalism Manual

Guide on mobile reporting for journalists and newsrooms

Manual | 2019 | KAS Media Programme Asia

A Field Guide to "Fake News" and Other Information Disorders

The guide explores the use of digital methods to study false viral news, political memes, trolling practices and their social life online.

Publication | January 2018 | Public Data Lab & First Draft

Investigative Reporting: A user's manual

Manual for investigative journalists

Book | November 2017 | CIN BiH

Reconnecting with citizens - from values to big data: Communication of governments,
the EU and political parties in times of populism and filter bubbles

Publication on political communication trends

Book | October 2017 | KAS Media Program South East Europe

Reporting Crisis in South East Europe: Case Studies in Six SEE Countries

Report series on crises reporting

Reports | August 2017 | SEENPM

Measuring media realities. Media Clientelism Index 2016

Media Clientelism Index assesses the situation in 6 countries of South East Europe

Report | March 2017 | Munir Podumljak

Models of public service media in SEE

Comparison between funding and governing models of the public service media in the countries of South East Europe

Report | December 2016 | SEE Media Observatory

Digital Sustainability

Study on the needs of online local media in Serbia and Croatia

Report | October 2016 | OSCE

The necessity for reinventing the editors’ role as guardians of media integrity

The report is a regional overview of the recently conducted national research on the role of editors in six countries in the region.

Reports | November 2016 | SEENPM

Captured News Media: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, and Montenegro

Publication on political influences and business interests in B&H, Serbia and Montenegro

Report | June 2016 | CIMA

Kosovo: Ethical Media Audits and Guidelines for Quality Journalism

The report arises from a visit to Prishtina and covers a series of interviews and meetings with Kosovo media leaders.

Report | April 2016 | UNESCO-EJN Programme Building Trust in South East Europe and Turkey and Mission to Kosovo

Entrepreneurial Journalism Handbook

The handbook is written for journalists who want to become self-employed and develop their own business model on the Internet.

Handbook | September 2014 | KAS Media Programme

Legal Leaks Toolkit

The toolkit is designed for journalists, bloggers and other information professionals who need to get access to information held by public bodies for their stories.

Handbook | June 2014 | Access Info Europe & n-ost

Media Reforms in Turbulent Times: The Role of Media Assistance in the Establishment
of Independent Media Institutions in Serbia

This paper explores the development of independent media institutions in Serbia, from the mid-90s until today.

Working Paper | January 2014 | Analitika – Center for Social Research

Reporting on interreligious and interethnic tensions: The meaning behind the headlines

The publication covers main findings of research project on values of cultural diversity and intercultural communication in the Macedonian society.

Book | June 2013 | School of Journalism and Public Relations and the Institute for Communication Studies

Professional Journalism and Self-regulation: New Media, Old Dilemmas in South East Europe and Turkey

The book examines the implementation of media accountability mechanisms created, operated and followed by media professionals on a voluntary basis.

Book | October 2013 | UNESCO

Croatia: A dynamic evolvement of media policy

Media policy in Croatia has been evolving as a result of the transitional systemic changes that have deeply affected the character and functioning of the media and other communication processes.

Book | October 2013 | Hellenic Foundation for European & Foreign Policy

Indicators for measuring media freedoms in the countries members of the Council of Europe

Assessment of the level of media freedom in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Report | 2012 | Press Council in Bosnia-Herzegovina

Digging Deeper

A guide for investigative Journalists in the Balkans.

Book | February 2012 | Sheila Coronel

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