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WIll 2023 bring hope to the EU enlargement perspective of the Western Balkans?

Visar Xhambazi

26.12.22

One major issue pertaining to the EU enlargement policy remains Kosovo. EU candidate status for Bosnia and Herzegovina leaves Kosovo as the last remaining country in the region to not have a clear path toward the...

Albania – a country haunted by migration and reputation woes

Alice Taylor

22.12.22

My Albanian friends felt ashamed of how the world perceived them. Very aware of Albanians’ reputation as criminals and drug traffickers, they feel torn between pride for their nationality, embarrassment, fear, and...

Will corruption vanish in Uncle Sam’s hat in 2023?

Sonja Kramarska

21.12.22

The corruption tsunami has devastated Macedonia for decades. The wake-up call from the USA stirred up the domestic public, hoisting expectations to a level of...

Serbia in 2023: On the (EU) bench?

Nedim Sejdinović

19.12.22

The political events of 2022 indicate that perhaps 2023 will be the year when Serbia's already difficult European path is...

Disinformation and hate speech in B&H: Is there light at the end of the tunnel?

Edina Secerovic

16.12.22

So, the thread from trust to being manipulated is getting thinner and thinner, and the credibility of the results of processes, including electoral processes, resulting from the will of the citizens, becomes...

The horror of propaganda or when the dead rise

Goran Rizaov

18.04.22

Misinformation about the Russian military invasion of Ukraine has led to such divisions of the people in Macedonia, especially those who are getting information mainly from the social media, that there is actually an online debate about whether there really is a war...

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine uncovers the fragility of society in B&H

Emir Zulejhić

Dalio Sijah

14.04.22

For some politicians, some media outlets, and a part of the public, the war in Ukraine is perceived as an act of aggression that should be condemned and stopped, while some call this conflict a "special military operation", in accordance with the official Russian...

Disinformation in Albania Is an Internal Affair

Barbara Halla

06.04.22

Regardless of flavour and aim, disinformation proliferates across the Albanian media sphere, traditionally broadcast or online. Often it caters to people’s biases and needs, derived from sources they have come to trust. Better media sources, with fact-checked and...

Serbia’s Media Caught Between Putinophilia and the New World Reality

Dinko Gruhonjić

01.04.22

It is difficult to shake the impression that this cult is on a much higher level than the cult of personality of Aleksandar Vucic...

Disinformation in Montenegro: Propaganda and a hunt for higher earnings

Tamara Cupać

30.03.22

The media should not use someone else's torment to get a few more clicks or "shares". Journalists should be especially careful that they put facts and information in the right context when...