A loud SLAPP for Greek journalists

Eleni Stamatoukou


Greek journalists and media reporting on the wiretapping scandal testified in a court hearing on January...

Greek Journalism: Two Parallel Universes

Eleni Stamatoukou


Greek media are polarized. Depending on their connections with “power,” they choose to underreport or not report on an...

Why having debate TV shows when there is a lack of communication culture


The use of hate speech is a serious issue and must be seriously taken into account not only by the government authorities but also by the civil society, including...

Truth and lies in a world in which they’re difficult to distinguish

Branko Prlja


The emergence of artificial intelligence (AI) has caused numerous debates, but one thing is certain – it is a powerful tool that has a huge potential to transform...

Women have less and less access to the media in Serbia

Dubravka Valic Nedeljkovic


The significantly higher representation of men as a source of information and as interviewees compared to women is a continuous media practice in Serbia, which has been observed in all conducted analyses and media monitoring activities since 1996 until the latest one...

The attitude of the citizens of Serbia towards the EU in the jaws of anti-Western sentiment

Denis Kolundzija


If a referendum on Serbia's entry into the European Union were held today, 43 percent of citizens would answer "yes,” 33 percent would be against it, while one in ten does not know what to answer. Fourteen years earlier, support for Serbia's membership in the EU...

South Caucasus Social Media Users – An Information Diet of the Youth

Ana Keshelashvili

Maia Mikashavidze


An appetite for information, self-censorship, and avoidance of participation in the public debates are shared habits of the young social media users in the South...

Sensational headlines breed hate speech

Hristina Stojanovska


Regardless of whether they post from their personal or fake profiles on social media, Macedonians, it seems, are very "eloquent" when it comes to spreading hate...

The fall of Slovak pro-Kremlin disinformation media

Michaela Ružičková


The blocking of Slovak disinformation websites by the National Security Authority was an unprecedented step against pro-Russian websites spreading disinformation, conspiracies, propaganda, and toxic narratives. Unfortunately, it was also criticized for alleged...

The trivialization of hate speech in Macedonia

Sead Dzigal


The non-sanctioning of this type of speech leads to repetition, dissemination and abuse of these anomalies as a kind of "normalized" manner of political struggle against individuals and groups with different...