Sanela Hodžić has been a research coordinator in Mediacentar Sarajevo since 2009, and had previously been involved in different research projects since 2002. Her research interests are related primarily to social psychology, communication and media representation, but other relevant working experiences are related to educational and clinical psychology. Her previous research engagements pertaining to media system in B&H where evolving around labor relations in media, media freedom, economic and political pressures, communication policies and practices in local communities in B&H, e-governance at the local level, etc (Publications mostly available: here). For the past few years she has been providing yearly overview of structural and contextual factors related to media system in B&H (MSI Ireex).
SEE Media Observatory Web Portal Editorial Board.
SEE Media Observatory is a regional partnership of civil society organisations aimed at enhancing media freedom and pluralism, and influencing media reforms in the countries of South East Europe.
Studied Sociology at the Faculty of Philosophy in Skopje, before completing her MA in Communication Studies at the Institute for Sociological, Political and Juridical Research. She defended her PhD in Sociological Sciences under the title Mixed Methods Approach in the Sociological Studies of Television News. She teaches Media law and Media and Audience Research Methods at the School of Journalism and Public Relations in Skopje. Her research interests are ranging within the fields of Sociology of Mass Communication, Journalism Studies and Media Policy and Regulation. Since June 2011, she leads the research projects started within the UNESCO Chair in Media, Dialogue and Mutual Understanding, focused on diversity reporting and media role in promoting tolerance and social cohesion. As an expert in media law and media policy she has been involved in developing media legislation and contributed to numerous debates about the harmonization of national legislation with the European legal standards in the media field.
Saše Dimovski is a free-lance investigative journalist with a vast professional experience in reporting and working as editor for television, radio, daily and weekly papers and online media. He has specialized in court reporting, the coverage of human rights and research of corruption. Saše Dimovski is a regular writer of the Balkan Investigative Reporting network (BIRN), and he has won several awards for journalism excellence. He is a co-author of handbooks for journalists - Media and Human Trafficking (2010) and Transparency in criminal proceedings (2014), published by the OSCE Mission to Skopje.
Sandra B. Hrvatin
Sašo Ordanoski, PhD, is a journalist with almost three decades of professional experience. He headed Macedonian national TV and national Alsat-M TV, as well as a couple of prominent weekly magazines in Skopje. He has a long experience of collaborating with a number of international media. His PhD and MA degrees obtained from the Skopje state university “St. Cyril and Methodius” are in the spheres of sociology, political science and communication. He teaches at the SEE University in Tetovo/Skopje. He is a long time activist in the Macedonian and regional civil society sector dealing with anticorruption, democracy and media development.
Advisor at Agency for Electronic Media of Montenegro