Media

20 April 2018
Belarus Turns the Screws on Online Media

Journalists push back against proposed amendments that would complicate the work of online reporters and impose restrictions on social media users.

 
17 April 2018
Doubts Raised Over Russian Journalist’s Death

Authorities are not treating Maxim Borodin’s death as a crime, although colleagues say the young reporter’s stories about local mercenaries might have hit a nerve.

 
12 April 2018
The Battle for Czech Public Media
Amid attacks on public television and radio, outcome rests with Prime Minister Andrej Babis. From the International Press Institute.
By Michal Musil
 
11 April 2018
Czech, Hungarian Leaders Continue Efforts to Portray Press as Enemy
Despite murdered journalist, verbal attacks on media continue in Central Europe. From the International Press Institute.
By Benjamin Cunningham
 
11 April 2018
Orban’s Victory Knocks Out a Media Critic

Closure of a daily and radio station owned by opposition magnate tightens the ruling party’s grip on tools of power.

 
6 April 2018
Lessons Learned from RuNet

Tracking Russian online interference teaches valuable lessons on improving news quality. From Global Voices.

By Ivan Sigal
 
4 April 2018
Vloggers With a Cause
Belarusian YouTube vloggers are free to talk about what they want – at their own risk. From Belarus Digest.
By Olga Hryniuk
 
3 April 2018
Wanted: New Gardeners

The citizens of Hungary and Bulgaria must learn again how to cultivate media freedom before once fertile ground turns irreversibly into a journalistic wasteland.

By Peter Gross
 
28 March 2018
The Disinformation Conundrum Premium

Despite expectations, fake news appears to have played a relatively minor role during the recent Czech presidential elections. But that doesn’t mean the popularity of such “alternative” sites should be ignored or the reasons why so many Czechs are willing to take the bait.

By Jonas Syrovatka
 

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