Media advertising in South-East Europe: burdened with unscrupulous promotion of business and political interests. 
 
Flash Reports 5: Regional overview

Mladen Cadikovski: "Media market, which was not ideal from before, was further distorted with the money from government campaigns."
 
Hijacked Journalism!

Ladislav Tomičić: "If we are to attempt an overview of Croatian media, the inevitable conclusion is that the current situation is the worst in the last fifty years."
Media Madhouse: The Sinking Croatian Press
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Importance of the media for industrial conglomerates and governments is not only a Balkan phenomenon.

 Similar media phenomena globally

In most of the transitional democracies, where the rules of the political game are not well defined, there is always the entanglement of different interests.
 
 
Media abundance is hope for journalism

Advertising revenues - efficient means for exerting influence on the media.
 
Flash Report 5: Serbia
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Radar

 Similar media phenomena globally
Importance of the media for industrial conglomerates and governments is not only a Balkan phenomenon.
SEEmediaobservatory 08/10/2014
Media abundance is hope for journalism
In most of the transitional democracies, where the rules of the political game are not well defined, there is always the entanglement of different interests.
SEEmediaobservatory 08/10/2014
Flash Report 5: Serbia
Advertising revenues - efficient means for exerting influence on the media.  
Jovanka Matić, Jelena Jovović 07/10/2014

News and events

"Media Integrity Matters" in the European Parliament
The conference: "Reclaiming public service values in the Western Balkans media:  How should the European Union respond?", will take place on18th November 2014
SEEmediaobservatory 22/10/2014
Media community in Macedonia debates “Media Integrity Matters” findings
Problems and solutions are noted precisely-there is a lack of political will to change the situation.  
SEEmediaobservatory 08/10/2014
Croatian edition of Media Integrity Matters promoted in Zagreb
Public discussion and book promotion of Croatian edition of Media Integrity Matters held in Zagreb, October 3rd  
SEEmediaobservatory 07/10/2014