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Captured News Media: The Case of Turkey - Reports

The research commissioned by the Center for International Media Assistance (CIMA) is a case study of the media capture phenomenon in Turkey. It gives a historical overview of how the phenomenon has unfolded, which strategies political elites have employed to capture the media, and the overall results and effects on society

Assessment of media system in Macedonia - Reports

The Association of Journalists of Macedonia (AJM) presents different causes of the drastic deterioration of press freedom in the country. Among the elements considered are the abuse of legal proceedings, the connection among media, public money and advertisement, as well as the need for amending the law on audiovisual media services and public broadcasting

Media reform stalled in the slow lane. Soft censorship in Serbia - Reports

The document released by WAN-IFRA in collaoration with BIRN as part of the project on soft censorship around the world, reports on Soft Censorship practices and its effects on media liberty in Serbia

Freedom House – Albania Country report 2015 - Reports

Freedom House yearly report on press freedom in Albania provides a synthetic overview of media freedom in the country during 2014, highlighting main trends and developments

Freedom House – Georgia Country report 2015 - Reports

Freedom House yearly report on press freedom in Georgia provides a synthetic overview of media freedom in the country during 2014, highlighting main trends and developments

Report on Ownership Structure and Control over Media in Serbia - Reports

The Anti-Corruption Council of the Serbian Government has analyzed the media ownership structure and the most significant models of control over media in the period 2011-2014

Gasping for air. Soft censorship in the Hungarian media in 2014 - Reports

The report by Mertek Media Monitor unveils how state control over Hungarian media is unfolding “slowly but surely”, and how it is exerted in particular through strategic allocation of state advertising, which influences market competition and editorial policies

Bulgaria: The Age of the Oligarchs - Reports

Former journalist Stefan Antonov takes a snapshot of the increasing rule of oligarchy in Bulgaria after 2009, providing facts and figures

Greece - Media Pluralism Monitor 2014 - Reports

MPM 2014 shows for Greece a medium/high risk for media pluralism, particularly relating to legal and socio-political issues