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Journalists Reporting on Judiciary

Workshop for Serbian Journalists

Following the recent judicial reform in Serbia, and in cooperation with the Media Center Belgrade, the Media Program South East Europe organized a four-day workshop for journalists covering legal issues.


Ownership Transparency and Media Freedom in Bulgaria

On the occasion of the current discussion about media ownership transparency and its reprecussions on media freedom, the Media Program South East Europe will be organizing an official discussion on the topic


Political Responsibility and Self Regulation of Media in Pre-Election Campaign in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Seminar for Politicians and Press Speakers from Political Parties, Ministries and Government in B&H

At a workshop, representatives of political parties, ministries and government in Bosnia and Herzegovina discussed about political responsibiloty and self-regulation of media in pre-election campaign.


Preconditions for Media Pluralism

The Media Program South East Europe, in collaboration with the New Serbian Political Thought Organization (NSPM), have been organizing a forum titled “Preconditions for media pluralism.”

Expert conference

Current trends and challenges in the Romanian Media

At a two-day conference in Bucharest, the current situation and problems of Romanian media against the background of the global economic and financial crisiswere discussed.


The European Union – current issues, challenges and opportunities

A workshop for Bulgarian journalists

At a workshop for Bulgarian journalists, which will be organized with the support of the Media Development Center (MDC), current issues with a view on the European Union will be discussed.


Church and Society in Bulgaria – A Sideglance on the Role of the Media in a Needed Dialogue

Seitenblick auf die Rolle der Medien in einem notwendigen Dialog

At a workshop, the relation between church and society in Bulgaria were discussed, particularly the church welfare work as well as problems of religious aducation. The topics were discussed under the media point of view.


Training for Journalists from the Bulgarian National Radio

The workshop will aim at imparting knowledge and skills in connection with editorial work. Representatives from the regional radio stations, i. e. moderators, editors and reporters will participate in it.


3rd South East Europe Media Forum in Tirana

More than 300 participants took part in a discussion titled “Media, Marketing, Business and New Media.” The forum was organized under the auspices of Albanian President Bamir Topi.


Media Coverage of Lawsuits of Significant Public Interest

Journalists and judges will participate in a discussion about current problems of communication between media and courts.

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.