Romania

18 January 2018
Romanian Kingmakers Pick New Premier

The ruling Social Democrats retain their hold on power despite a string of scandals and political defeats.

 
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16 January 2018
Romania’s Tudose Falls in Power Struggle

For the second time in less than a year, Social Democrat top brass push a prime minister out of office.

 
12 January 2018
Pedophile Cop Scandal Engulfs Romanian Ministry of Interior

Ministers are at odds over police reshuffle, amid allegations that superiors turned a blind eye to suspect’s behavior.

 
19 December 2017
Revisiting Europe’s Muslim Heartland Premium

In their new book, two French scholars provide valuable insights on Balkan history over the past 200 years.

By John K. Cox
 
18 December 2017
Romanian Protesters Channel Memory of Dead King Premium

Rallies against changes to criminal procedure cap a year of roiling public anger at the government.

 
12 December 2017
Bulgaria and Romania Look Longingly to Schengen Premium

Ten years after entering the EU, there is one unticked box for the Black Sea pair: membership in the passport-free zone.

 
6 December 2017
Last Romanian King Dies at 96 Premium

After abdicating when the communists took power in the aftermath of World War II, King Michael lived most of his life in exile.

 
28 November 2017
Romania’s History Through Its Newspapers Premium

A decade after its founding, the ‘Sever Bocu’ press museum is making a name among institutions devoted to preserving southeastern European cultural history.

By Peter Gross
 
27 November 2017
New Romanian Protests Break Out Against Overhaul of Judiciary and Taxes Premium

In the largest protests this fall, around 30,000 people expressed their discontent with several legislative proposals put forth by the Social Democrat coalition.

 
24 November 2017
Chinese Company Said Eyeing Media Giant CME Premium

Time Warner-owned company dominates TV market across a wide swathe of Central and Eastern Europe.

 

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Date: March 12, 2018 – July 1, 2018

The course is for free and TOL will cover all travel expenses for attendees. Applicants should be from a master’s program (or in the final years of their studies), either in journalism or media studies, or other relevant fields such as political science, security studies, international relations or other. One of the main selection criteria will be a proven motivation to use the acquired skills in practice. While much of the instruction will be in Czech, fluent English is a requirement.

 

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The Moldovan Diaries is a multimedia, interactive examination of the country's ethnic, religious, social and political identities by Paolo Paterlini and Cesare De Giglio.

This innovative approach to story telling gives voice to ordinary people and takes the reader on the virtual trip across Moldovan rural and urban landscapes. 

It is a unique and intimate map of the nation.

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