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SEENPM Holds General Assembly in Belgrade
Representatives of the SEENPM member organizations gathered in Belgrade on 3 April for an annual meeting of the network’s General Assembly. The event took place against the backdrop of a deteriorating media and freedom of expression situation in many countries of Central and...
Moldova: IJC Strives to Promote Media Literacy
Media literacy lessons, information campaigns, media hackathon are only some of the activities that the Independent Journalism Center (IJC), a SEENPM member, implemented in recent years to promote...
CoE Memorandum on media freedom calls Turkey to lift the state of emergency
“There is an urgent need to restore freedom of expression and media freedom in Turkey.
U.S. launches TV network as alternative to Russian propaganda
Two U.S. government-funded news outlets are launching a global Russian-language TV network aimed at providing an alternative to slick, Kremlin-controlled media that critics say spread propaganda and misinformation.Current Time, run by Prague-based Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty...
Charges dropped against RT America journalist for covering inauguration protests
The US Attorney’s Office for Washington DC has dropped charges of felony rioting against RT America’s Alexander Rubinstein. He was among six journalists who were arrested while covering protests against the inauguration of President Donald Trump.Rubinstein was wearing his press...
Trump reportedly wants to cut cultural programs that make up 0.02 percent of federal spending
A report in the Hill details the extent to which the incoming administration of Donald Trump wants to slash the federal budget. Big cuts to major government departments are mentioned, as are...
SEENPM urges swift investigation of possible attack on president of Croatian Journalists’ Association

The South East European Network for Profession­alization of Media (SEENPM) urges the authorities of the Republic of Croatia to investigate with the utmost diligence an incident in which the car belonging to Saša Leković, president of...

Turkey arrests editor of opposition newspaper Cumhuriyet
Prosecutor says Murat Sabuncu and 13 others from secular daily under investigation over links to PKK and preacher Gulen as post-coup crackdown widens.

Turkish police detained the editor-in-chief of the opposition newspaper Cumhuriyet, state media reported Monday, while CNN...