BIRN: Stop Targeting Slobodan Georgiev
BIRN calls on all relevant institutions, especially the Serbian Interior Ministry and the Prosecutor’s Office, to react urgently to the latest attacks on our editor Slobodan Georgiev.
BIRN Serbia Journalists up for Annual Investigative Award
A series of articles by BIRN Serbia reporters, investigating illegal construction at Mt Golija and the illegal engagement of ruling party officials at the Cuprija Medical School, have been nominated for the annual Prize for Investigative Journalism.
BIRN Serbia and Partners Launch ‘Dr Spin’ Campaign
BIRN Serbia, the Slavko Curuvija Foundation and the Independent Journalism Association of Serbia (IJAS) have launched the ‘Dr Spin’ campaign on control of the media in Serbia as part of ‘Public Money for Public Interest’ project.
BIRN Serbia Holds Training for Online Journalists and Editors
BIRN Serbia organised a two-day training course on media and security in the digital environment for online journalists and editors on April 1 and 2 in Belgrade.
BIRN Serbia and Partners Start Civil Society Advocates Project
New project aims to strengthen a participatory culture in Serbia and empower civil society groups to get people more involved in advocacy work.
BIRN Urges Russian Leader To Release Journalists
As Vladimir Putin visits Belgrade, BIRN journalists have used the occasion to call on the Kremlin leader to release imprisoned journalists in Russia and respect human rights.
BIRN and Partners Start Balkans, Turkey Media Freedom Project
The goal of the three-year project entitled ‘Strengthening Quality News and Independent Journalism in the Western Balkans and Turkey’, led by BIRN Hub and its partners and supported by the European Union, is to enhance media trust among citizens and create a safe environment for journalists to produce independent news content through training, mentoring, technical and financial support, and publishing.
BIRN Report Says Media Freedom Declining in Serbia
A new BIRN report on the state of the media in Serbia notes abuses of funding, lack of pluralism in terms of content, an unclear legislative framework and administrative pressure on independent media as some of the most concerning issues.
BIRN Film Charts Rise of Serbia’s Ruling Party
A new film by BIRN Serbia, ‘SNS – the start,’ follows the origins and rise of Serbia’s ruling Progressive Party, SNS – and how it became the most powerful political force in the country.
Documentary Co-Produced by BIRN Serbia Wins Award
The documentary ‘The Dark Shadow of Green Energy’ by film-maker Dragan Gmizic, co-produced by BIRN Serbia, Al Jazeera Balkans and WWF Adria, was named the best Serbian film at the Belgrade International Green Culture Festival, Green Fest on Tuesday.
BIRN Serbia Submits Shadow Report on EU Chapter 23
BIRN Serbia has submitted its shadow report to the EU Delegation in Serbia as a contribution to the compilation of next European Commission country report on Serbia.
Documentary Co-Produced by BIRN Serbia Nominated for Award
The documentary ‘The Dark Shadow of Green Energy’ by film-maker Dragan Gmizic, co-produced by BIRN Serbia, Al Jazeera Balkans and WWF Adria, has been nominated for an award at the Belgrade International Green Culture Festival ‘Green Fest’, in the Serbian film category.
BIRN Report Sparks Salary Declaration from Serbian MP
After BIRN Serbia reported on ruling party officials working illegally at the Medical College in the town of Cuprija, one of them, Aleksandar Martinovic, reported his income from the college, admitting he works there.
BIRN Serbia Launches Support Programme for Local Media
BIRN Serbia has partnered with Serbian portal Juzne vesti to offer support for seven selected local portals over the next two years.
BIRN Serbia Joins Initiative to Protect Personal Data
BIRN Serbia and more than 40 civil society organisations are calling for the country’s Law on Personal Data Protection to be amended to better protect the public.