Trend toward oligarchic media ownership in focus ahead of next week’s presidential vote. From the International Press Institute.
Astana reinforces its status as a no-go area for independent media, while ostensibly more open Kyrgyzstan cracks down on opposition TV station.
Under new Russian legislation, U.S.-funded media face more restrictions and challenges.
Police say Afgan Mukhtarli illegally crossed the Georgian border, while he claims to have been abducted from Tbilisi.
A decade after its founding, the ‘Sever Bocu’ press museum is making a name among institutions devoted to preserving southeastern European cultural history.
Several major media outlets, such as RFE, VOA, and Deutsche Welle, might be subjected to stricter controls and requirements.
Time Warner-owned company dominates TV market across a wide swathe of Central and Eastern Europe.
Freedom House’s latest report finds that disinformation tactics and governmental manipulation are among the main factors responsible for this trend.
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