The fate of the transparency of the media’s ownership bill is to be decided between first and second reading

The fate of the transparency of the media’s ownership bill is to be decided between first and second reading

2018-09-17 09:00:49, Author: AEJ

The bill on obligatory submission of print and other materials, introduced in the parliament by representatives from MRF, among which the media mogul Delyan

Controversial Media Ownership Amendments have been adopted by the Bulgarian Parliament

Controversial Media Ownership Amendments have been adopted by the Bulgarian Parliament

2018-08-11 18:53:10, Author: AEJ

>On July 4th, Bulgarian parliament adopted, on the first reading, some general amendments regarding media ownership with 92 votes in favour, 12 against and

European Efforts to Regulate Internet Intermediaries

European Efforts to Regulate Internet Intermediaries

2018-05-03 14:43:03, Author: AEJ

Author: Bissera Zankova, Media 21 Foundation, Bulgaria Nowadays we are constantly witnessing how diverse Internet intermediaries are rapidly evolving to perform a variety of

Fake News and Disinformation Target Democratic Freedoms

Fake News and Disinformation Target Democratic Freedoms

2018-03-11 17:19:28, Author: AEJ

The  Association of European Journalists (AEJ) has prepared a position on countering the “fake news” phenomenon. This document is a result of a consultation

 The Bulgarian media in 2017 through the eyes of journalists and experts

The Bulgarian media in 2017 through the eyes of journalists and experts

2018-01-08 11:26:53, Author: AEJ

At the end of each year, the Association of European Journalists – Bulgaria (AEJ-Bulgaria) asks journalists and media experts to share their thoughts about

The Great Comeback of Political Pressure over the Media in Bulgaria

The Great Comeback of Political Pressure over the Media in Bulgaria

2017-12-06 18:19:01, Author: AEJ

>Politicians in Bulgaria are reemerging as key “bodyguards” of the information circulating in the media. They stay both at the entrance and at the

Sensationalism Dominates the News Flow in Bulgaria, AEJ-Bulgaria Study Shows

Sensationalism Dominates the News Flow in Bulgaria, AEJ-Bulgaria Study Shows

2017-07-27 14:23:14, Author: AEJ

Crimes, disasters, and accidents tend to occupy a central spot in the news in the most popular TV stations and online media in Bulgaria,

Decline and Fall of Media Freedom in Central and Eastern Europe

Decline and Fall of Media Freedom in Central and Eastern Europe

2017-07-11 12:54:27, Author: AEJ

When you follow closely the evolution of the media environment across Central and Eastern Europe, sooner or later you inevitably start asking yourselves if

Representation of Roma, refugees, and expats in Bulgarian online media during the 2017 election campaign

Representation of Roma, refugees, and expats in Bulgarian online media during the 2017 election campaign

2017-05-11 12:37:44, Author: AEJ

>The figures of the Roma, the refugees, and the Bulgarian expats in Turkey have particular dimensions in the Bulgarian media prior to elections. Theodor

Europe Day: Are we going to allow the EU to be killed by a curved cucumber?

Europe Day: Are we going to allow the EU to be killed by a curved cucumber?

2017-05-09 11:47:45, Author: AEJ

“The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated.” This is probably the most famous refutal of fake news. The oft-quoted phrase belongs to Mark