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Medien und Politik

TV Host's Brutal Murder Shakes Bulgaria

Bulgarian police confirmed on Sunday that Victoria Marinova, TV host and administrative director of the local TVN, has been killed – after reportedly being raped and then strangled.

Legislatur und Regelungswerke

Bulgaria Detains Journalists Probing EU Funds Fraud

Bulgarian police on Thursday held two investigative journalists from the independent media outlets Rise Romania and Bivol as they were investigating fraud over EU funds before eventually releasing them.

Legislatur und Regelungswerke

Suspect Arrested for Attack on Bosnian Journalist

Police in Bosnian's Serb-led entity Republika Srpska on Monday said they had arrested a suspect over the attack on the journalist Vladimir Kovacevic who was assaulted on August 26.

Medien und Politik

"Investigative journalists exposed to dramatic threats"

Veran Matic has appealed to the members of the Working Group to help create preventive mechanisms that will increase the safety of journalists

Legislatur und Regelungswerke

Bosnian Journalists Stage Protest After Attack on Reporter

Bosnian journalists staged protests in three towns to demand an end to violence against media workers in the country after a reporter was attacked outside his home at the weekend.

Legislatur und Regelungswerke

Moldova Media NGOs Accuse Police of Obstruction

Eight media-related NGOs in Moldova have accused the police of deliberately preventing their work in reporting on the public protests earlier this week – in what they call a new blow press freedom.

Legislatur und Regelungswerke

Bosnian Journalist Covering Dragicevic Protests Attacked

Media unions, TV stations and political leaders have condemned the attack on Vladimir Kovacevic – a Bosnian Serb journalist who was assaulted by unknown perpetrators on Sunday in Banja Luka after covering the latest protest rally over the death of David Dragicevic.

Journalismus und Mediengeschäft

New South East European edition of the Investigative Journalism Manual

The KAS Media Program South East Europe publishes Investigative Journalism Manual with case studies from the Balkans

Legislatur und Regelungswerke

Bulgaria's Record in Protecting Investigative Journalists 'Shameful', RSF

New report by media freedom watchdog says Bulgarian reporters can produce investigations more easily than ever – but not publish them – and condemns the failure to prosecute offenders for intimidating journalists

Journalismus und Mediengeschäft

Radio Free Europe to Resume Broadcasts in Romania, Bulgaria

Due to information of Associated Press Radio Free Europe will resume its news services in Romania and Bulgaria in December.