Public Service Broadcasters (PSB) in the countries of the Western Balkans are in crisis. At stake is the very legitimacy of public service broadcasting in the region.
A 2016 report by BIRN presents a mixed picture of transparency and accountability in the Balkans and Moldova
How to build trust with the audience in modern journalism
This report by Irion and Jusic, published by Analitika in 2013, compares the conditions and factors that influence the creation of sustainable and functional media institutions in the democratizing countries of the Western Balkans. It does so by taking into account the strong role played by international assistance programs and conditionality mechanisms.
What do the Western Balkan countries say about each other in their media outlets? The studies presented in this publication give some answers
A 2015 Human Rights Watch report documents the hostile environment in which journalists work in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Montenegro and Serbia
This report commissioned by UNESCO and funded by the EU is the first comprehensive regional study on journalism's self-regulatory bodies aims to strengthen their functioning and the overall media accountability in South East Europe
This report commissioned by the European Parliament analyses media freedom and pluralism in the Western Balkans in light of the EU enlargement policy, providing region-wide monitoring as well as country-specific profiles
Under what conditions does freedom of speech become freedom to hate? How to deal with hate speech without harming freedom of expression? These are the questions addressed in this book, with a specific focus on the context of South East Europe and Turkey
Katrin Voltmer examines the role of the media in democratic transition in Eastern Europe, Latin America, Africa, and Asia