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Access to Information for Journalists

Journalists and blogger play a decisive role in disclosure of abuses and provision of information. This requires special skills in database-research and knowledge of the freedom of information legislation.

Expert talk

Regulation and Freedom

The Future of Media Legislation in Bulgaria

It is time to take stock of media regulation in EU member state Bulgaria from a critical point of view. What is to be improved, where is a re-start necessary?

Expert conference

Challenges of Online Media in South East Europe

Also in South East Europe internet quickly develops into the main news provider for more and more people. What is to be done in order to guarantee and maintain high ethical and journalistic quality standards applied in online media?


V. South East Europe Media Forum

Media Pluralism and Media Business

The South East Europe Media Forum (SEEMF) has become one of the biggest media events in South East Europe.


Media school Political Communication

The Media Program South East Europe of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung holds for the second time together with the University of Belgrade a block seminar on the subject of Political communication.

Book presentation

Political communication: Presentation of power or power of presentation?

Panel discussion and presentation of the handbook „Political communication management“

The Media Program of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung will publicly present the handbook „Political communication management“ in a debate.


The future of the EU: Regional Decisions and Golbal Challenges

Second Bulgarian-Macedonian seminar for Journalists

The Media Program of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung organizes for the second time a Bulgarian-Macedonian seminar for journalists on current European topics.


Political Communication

Media Training for Albanian politicians and journalists

Learning from and with each other: A joint practical training to improve and professionalize the relationship between politicians and journalists.


Workshop in Cadenabbia for Press Spokespersons from Southeastern Europe

This will be the first time that press spokespersons from political parties and governmental institutions will gather. The workshop will take place from 28 to 30 June in the international meeting centre of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in Cadenabbia.

Expert conference

Journalists’ Education in Southeastern Europe

Are young journalists in Southeastern Europe well prepared for their job? What does journalists’ education in the Region look like at the moment and what could be improved in the future? What is the role of universities, media companies and NGOs?

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.