Several journalists and news outlets from Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina faced death threats following their coverage a war crimes trial
Independent journalist Jovo Martinovic’s arrest with 13 other individuals during a joint Croatian and Montenegrin police operation on 22 October 2015 began an ongoing ordeal
In the past two months three threats to media freedom involving the mayor of Kolasin, a town in Montenegro, have been reported to Mapping Media Freedom.
University professors, poets and artists signed an open letter in support of three media workers who were targeted with death threats and hate speech.
The cancellation of three radio programmes on 4 July by Croatia’s public broadcaster marks the latest in a line of sweeping changes the network has undergone since January 2016.
Walking around the Zagreb offices of the Electronic Media Council (AEM), Croatia’s broadcast regulator, must have had a distinctive feel to it on 26...
If you want to understand the media environment in Macedonia, the phenomenon of parallel journalists’ organisations is a good place to start.
The successor nations to the former Yugoslavia are among the most difficult places for journalists to work in Europe, a fact borne out by the latest quarterly report from Index on Censorship’s Mapping Media Freedom project.
Smear campaigns mean more journalists are exiting the profession, leaving a vacuum to be filled by those who work for lower pay and to lower standards
Mapping Media Freedom correspondent Ilcho Cvetanoski reports on journalist safety in the Balkans
Index’s project Mapping Media Freedom has recorded an alarming increase in media freedom violations in Croatia.
In just over five years, journalists at the independent news site have been subjected to verbal harassment or death threats 15 times, reports Ilcho Cvetanoski