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Journalists Reporting on Judiciary

Workshop for journalists in Serbia

The Media Program South East Europe of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation, in cooperation with the Medija Centar Beograd, will conduct the second workshop for journalists reporting on judiciary in Serbia.


Media School of Poltical Communication

The Media Program South East Europe, in cooperation with the University of Belgrad, will be organizing an eight-part course under the title “Political Communication” for students at the Faculty for Journalism.


New Challenges to EU International Policy

Seminar for Bulgarian and Macedonian Journalists

Journalists from Bulgaria and Macedonia will discuss European Union topics, the EU enlargement as well as regional stability together with politicians and researchers.


Round table discussion about media politics in Moldova

The Media Program South East Europe of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation is cordially inviting to a public discussion about diversity of opinion and freedom of media in the Republic of Moldova.


Media coverage of politics for radio journalists from Moldova

The Media Program South East Europe together with the Deutsche Welle Akademie is organizing workshop for radio journalists to be held in Chisinau. Main topics will be the theoretial and practical foundations of media coverage of politics in radio.

Expert conference

Internet: Freedom without Borders

In a discussion organized by the Media Program South East Europe and the Media Plan Institute in Sarajevo, the results of a study on language and culture of communication in the leading web portals in Bosnia and Hercegovina will be presented.


Media Networking and Common Understanding of NATO in the Balkan Region

Regional workshop for journalists from South East Europe

Following an invitation from the KAS Media Program, journalists from six Balkan countries were on a three-day study trip in Bulgaria.

Study and Information Program

Journalists form Southeasteurope in Berlin

Twelve young journalists were invited by the KAS to a study trip focusing on the working of media in the federal capital.


Investigative Journalism Today

A series of seminars for Bulgarian journalists

The aim of the four seminars to take place in the cities of Plovdiv, Varna, Burgas, Russe and Burgas is to familiarize the journalists from the region with opportunities, working techniques as well as the legal framework on investigative journalism.

Expert conference

Digitalization of Media: Technology, Politics and Culture

The Media Program South East Europe and the Media Democracy Foundation will be organizing a conference on the subject of the political, social and technological challenges of media digitalization.

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.