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Journalistic Research training on Corruption and Judicial Affairs

Corruption scandals in politics and economics, doubtful arrangements behind the curtains, lack of transparency and access to public information.


Access to Public Information

Study visit for Journalists from Macedonia

Macedonian and Bulgarian journalists and media experts are going to exchange ideas and experiences about Freedom of Information Laws and how to use them in journalistic investigations and research on a one-day study visit in Sofia.


Peppery politics - the role of political satire in media

Seminar for political journalists and communication experts

The art of political satire has a long tradition in Germany and is very popular among society. In Bulgaria it is still not so widely spread.


FMD and KAS give an overview upon tendencies and dependencies in the Bulgarian media landscape

Experts of Foundation Media Democracy and the Media Program South East Europe of the KAS give an overview upon the most important events and tendencies of the last year in the annual report about the Bulgarian media landscape 2012.


6th South East Europe Media Forum (SEEMF)

Journalists, media representatives and experts gather for the sixth time at the South East Europe Media Forum (SEEMF).

Expert conference

8th International n-ost Media Conference

Between Ex-EY and EU. New interpretation of a fractured region

Expert conference

First South Eastern European Government Communication Conference (SEECOM)

Political communication on high level


BIRN Summer School of Investigative Reporting 2012

Renowned investigative journalists give away their tips and tricks to young colleagues from South East Europe

Journalist specialized on investigative reporting from South East Europe are gathering in summer, in order to get the latest updates on investigative techniques from experts in the field and to discuss with them about burning media topics.


The reach of political journalism in the region

Media play un important role in building and developing the culture of democracy. They are supposed to inform and this way to help people build their own opinion and understand political and social matters better.


Multimedia Journalism

The importance and use of internet grow daily not only in the life of every civil society member, but also in journalists work, since journalists are the guards and suppliers of news.

Followers are not just some abstract numbers - they are the humans we report for as journalists!

Adenauer Media Online Training on the topic of alternative media funding

Especially in the current pandemic, mainly smaller media outlets are facing financial challenges. However, larger and established media are also struggling.


Online training: Political communication for professionals

Digital networking and the organisation of online press conferences and interviews were on the agenda of the two-part block seminar with Policy Advisor Robert Hein and communication professionals from South East Europe.

Digital Winter School: Raising a new generation of journalists

32 young enthusiasts who have already decided to pursue a career in journalism participated in our first virtual winter school in Romania.

The winter school was organised by Funky Citizens and the digital news platform Buletin de București with the support of the Media Programme South East Europe of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung.

Online Discussion: China´s Rising Media Presence in South East Europe

The results of the new publication of the KAS Media Programme South East Europe and the European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR) Sofia were presented in an online discussion with experts from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia and Taiwan.

Vladimir Shopov, expert on foreign relations and visiting fellow at ECFR Sofia, has conducted a study on behalf of the KAS Media Programme South East Europe on China's media presence in eight South East European countries - Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia and Serbia. He presented the main findings of his research during the online event, moderated by Vessela Tcherneva, Head of the ECFR office in Sofia, on 9 December.

Social network filter bubbles isolate the online users

The third edition of the "Adenauer Media Online Training" focused on algorithms in social networks

The trainers Tatjana Ljubic and Stefan Janjic from Serbia explained with the help of various graphics and videos how social networks influence and partly control our lives today.

Iliyan Ruzhin

SEE media forum in hybrid format: Quality journalism is more important than ever in times of crisis

The biggest media conference in South East Europe took place on 22nd October, online and on spot in Belgrade, Fažana, Podgorica, Sarajevo, Sofia und Tirana.

This year, the XIV. edition of the South East Europe Media Forum (SEEMF) was held for the first time in a hybrid format, in six venues all over South East Europe. Economic challenges for the media due to the COVID-19 pandemic, sustainable digital transitions and the reliability of the media in the context of the global crisis were discussed during the forum.

“Don’t read me the news, tell me the story”

On 3 October 2020 the KAS Media Programme South East Europe organised the second edition of the “Adenauer Online Media Training”.

Journalism is a dynamic profession. Progressive developments within digital technologies are changing the consumption habits of media users and thus also the demands on the journalistic work. It is becoming more and more difficult to get and, above all, retain the attention of the audience. Storytelling is a core element of the journalistic work. “Every journalist, whether writing for print, television or digital media, should be a good storyteller”, explains Aleksandar Manasiev, trainer of the second edition of the “Adenauer Media Online Training”.

Inclusion in journalism as a basis for better understanding of minorities

As a journalist, how do I write ethically, without prejudice? How do media report on minorities? How do I tell touching stories? How do I recognise misinformation? All these questions and many more were discussed during the intercultural seminar "Media Incubator" in Sofia.

For the first time the KAS Media Programme South East Europe organised a workshop for journalists together with the Goethe Institute Bulgaria. It took place from September 28 to September 30 under the name "Media Incubator" and in further cooperation with the Bulgarian NGO "Trust for Social Achievement"

Start of the new training series "Adenauer Media Online Training"

The launch of our new training series "Adenauer Media Online Training" took place on August 27th.

Online Round Table: Media Law Developments during the Corona Crisis

A long-standing cooperation brings together the KAS Media Programme South East Europe and the EMRK working group named after Article 10 of the European Convention on Human Rights. Regional exchange (this time in digital form) with experts from Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Germany, Hungary, Kosovo, Montenegro, the Republic of Moldova, North Macedonia and Serbia took place on the 11th of June. Current developments of the media law were discussed during the session.