01. jun 2021.

Smear Campaigns, Oligarch Media, and Street Gangs: Serbia’s Embattled Investigative Media Are a Warning to the World

IZVOR GIJN

In March, the Crime and Corruption Reporting Network, a leading investigative news nonprofit in Serbia, was forced to put its stories on hold for two full weeks to deal with a coordinated smear campaign mounted by pro-government tabloids in Belgrade. In an increasingly common and brazen tactic, outlets that support Serbia’s authoritarian president, Aleksandar Vučić, falsely accused the GIJN member,…

14. maj 2021.

Serbia: The government must support media freedom

IZVOR IPI

The International Press Institute (IPI) today joined ARTICLE 19 and the Media Freedom Rapid Response (MFRR) in launching a report detailing the findings of a recent online fact-finding mission to Serbia.

06. maj 2021.

EFJ calls for an ambitious European Media Freedom Act

IZVOR EFJ

The European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) joins the Media Freedom Rapid Response (MFRR) partners in welcoming the idea of a European Media Freedom Act, advanced by European Commissioners Thierry Breton and Věra Jourová. 

26. mar 2021.

Labelling of journalists in the Assembly continues, media and journalists’ organisations formed a Coalition for Joint Action

Coalition for Media Freedom has warned the public that in the Assembly of the Republic of Serbia, the campaign against journalists and non-governmental organisations has continued. Dangerous statements of the public officials and accusations against journalists of them running criminal, party and other campaigns against officials in the government only represents a continuation of the deterioration of the Serbia’s media scene.

13. mar 2021.

Serbia: MFRR condemns baseless smear campaign aimed at KRIK

IZVOR IPI

The International Press Institute (IPI) today joined the Media Freedom Rapid Response (MFRR) in condemning the smear campaign aimed at the Network for Investigation of Crime and Corruption (KRIK) by pro-government media outlets which propagated the baseless and dangerous claim that KRIK has a ‘secret deal’ with Veljko Belivuk, a recently arrested leader of an organised crime group.

11. mar 2021.

Matthew Caruana Galizia: It feels anxiety is never-ending. Those who are responsible for my mother death should be in jail

Interview by Marija Sajkas

In an exclusive interview for Cenzolovka, Matthew Caruana Galizia talks about fighting the impunity for the killing of his mother, an investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, about journalists' threats and fears, about an effort of the past president of the European Commission to protect the former president of Malta, as well as about the importance of solidarity and the Daphne Project without which none of the perpetrators would likely be apprehended.  

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