Nenad Šebek: Keep on fighting for Media Freedom


This short video presents the contribution by Nenad Šebek, director of the Belgrade Office of the Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung - in the panel "Media and journalism in the WB6: a very European issue" held in Trieste in the context of the Civil Society Forum (July 10-12, 2017)

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Chiara Sighele: Creating transnational networks for media freedom


This short video presents the contribution of Chiara Sighele - project manager of the project European Centre for Press and Media Freedom at Osservatorio Balcani Caucaso Transeuropa (OBCT) - in the panel "Media and journalism in the WB6: a very European issue" held in Trieste in the context of the Civil Society Forum (July 10-12, 2017).

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Post-truth: what is it and what can we do about it?


The conference "Post-truth: what is it and what can we do about it?", organised by the Royal Statistical Society (UK), debated the issue of fake news and took into consideration what is really new about it, and what can be done to promote evidence and facts, with a focus on the UK

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Killing Pavel: a OCCRP documentary


​On 20 July 2016 Belarusian investigative journalist Pavel Sheremet died in a car explosion in Kyiv, Ukraine. He was a critic of authoritarian presidencies in Belarus, Russia and Ukraine. The case is still unsolved, although the Ukraine Prosecutor's Office labelled the death a 'murder'. For over nine months, reporters from OCCRP and Slidstvo.Info conducted their own investigation, both into the murder and into the police probe – and recorded every step of the way. “Killing Pavel” is the result of these efforts

"Killing Pavel" was first shown in Italy on the occasion of the World Press Freedom Day 2018 (May 3rd). OBCT made Italian subtitles that are available by request.

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Reuters Institute Digital News Report 2017


This video highlights some of the key facts and figures from the 2017 Digital News Report by the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism in under two minutes

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Soft censorship as a threat to journalism in Montenegro


Daliborka Uljarevic, Executive Director of Center for Civic Education (CGO), speaks for SEE Media Observatory about the media and soft censorship in Montenegro. In Montenegro, soft censorship is exercised primarily through politicised, discretionary and non-transparent distribution of public money and subsidies to media

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Consolidation of broadcasting groups across Europe


The European audiovisual market is witnessing the consolidation of a few big groups dominating the scenario, both at the national and transnational levels

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Hungary: State advertising in media, 2006-2016


Mérték Média Monitor analysed changes in state advertising between 2006-2016 in Hungarian media, highlighting long-term fluctuations which clearly reflect the political climate in the country

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Resource Centre: a toolbox for media freedom


An infographic illustrates the functionalities embedded in the Resource Centre on media freedom: with the new, enhanced research functions, users can easily get access to the wealth of knowledge available in the platform

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Major Obstacles Before Journalism: Bianet monitoring (October - December 2016)


Bianet Media Monitoring in October - December 2016 highlights that 131 journalists are in prison in Turkey at the end of 2016; 28 people including seven journalists are under trial for "defaming Erdoğan"; 54 journalists' properties were confiscated; 12 gag orders were issued; 24 media organs were closed.

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