09. jul 2019.

Coliver: How Trump has shaken up the system that in the U.S. guarantees full freedom of expression

Written by Marija Šajkaš

The argument could be made that the system right now is out of balance; that our tradition of tolerance doesn’t quite know what to do with this new situation where the President makes statements that are inflammatory, says Sandra Coliver for Cenzolovka. Coliver is a world-renowned expert for freedom of media and expression, and in this interview, she talks about an extraordinary protections of speech in the U.S. guaranteed by the First Amendment.

25. jun 2019.

Broadcaster warns of “slow strangulation” of media plurality in Serbia


The owner of N1, one of the few remaining mainstream independent media outlets in Serbia, says media plurality in the EU accession candidate country is subject to “slow strangulation," the Beta news agency carried on Monday an interview intellinews.com had with Aleksandra Subotic, the United Group CEO.

17. jun 2019.

Freedom House: media freedom being suffocated in Serbia

Media companies in Serbia are finding it increasingly difficult to do their job, with journalists often dubbed “traitors” and “foreign mercenaries”, while President Aleksandar Vučić and the Serbian government are following in the footsteps of Hungary and its Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, according to the report “Freedom and the media: A Downward Spiral”. Freedom House also adds that there has been a noticeable decline in media freedom since Vučić came to power.

31. maj 2019.

Convicts in the murder of journalist Slavko Ćuruvija remain under house arrest

The Belgrade Appellate Court has rejected an appeal submitted by the Office of the Prosecutor for Organised Crime calling for Ratko Romić and Milan Radonjić, both convicted in the first instance of murdering journalist Slavko Ćuruvija, to be remanded into prison instead of remaining under house arrest, with them now having been detained at home for almost two years.

30. apr 2019.

Investigative reporters dubbed as traitors in compilation video

Journalist Slobodan Georgiev, along with his Balkan Investigative Reporting Network (BIRN), then the investigative portals CINS (Centre for Investigative Journalism of Serbia) and KRIK (Crime and Corruption Reporting Network), found themselves targetted by an unknown author who featured them in a compiled video clip published on Twitter that labels them as traitors and foreign mercenaries, linking their activities to Albanian and Kosovo politicians.

30. apr 2019.

Exhibition of photographs depicting brave local journalists

The Slavko Ćuruvija Foundation has organised an exhibition entitled “Journalism. Here. Now”, which presents images authored by Belgrade-based photographer Marko Risović shot during work on photo-audio stories about four journalists who engage in critical journalism in their areas, despite being subjected to pressures, attacks and insults.

26. apr 2019.

Dejan Anastasijevic, Journalist and Witness to War Crimes, Dies at 57

Author Massimo Calabresi

The Serbian journalist Dejan Anastasijevic, who documented his country’s descent into revanchist nationalism under strongman Slobodan Milosevic, died Wednesday in Belgrade after a long illness. A friend, colleague and intellectual guide for a generation of journalists covering the violent conflicts in the Balkans after the end of the Cold War, Anastasijevic was 57.

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