An increasingly authoritarian state and a faltering economy are putting Serbia's media sector under pressure. DW Akademie is supporting independent journalism there with centers of excellence in Belgrade and Novi Sad.
Protecting sources and defining personal rights were among the topics at a student conference in Tbilisi; it brought together law and journalism students to discuss media law and ways to improve media coverage.
Three films, one theme: The possibility of reconciliation in the midst of the war. They were produced by Ukrainian filmmakers from the east and west with support from DW Akademie. Now the films were screened.
New laws and Serbia's possible entrance to the EU in five years' time are changing the Balkan media landscape. DW Akademie's centers of excellence in Belgrade and Novi Sad aim to support independent journalism there.
Using social media for election campaigns, finding platforms most suitable for journalists and politicians, and learning more about the need for netiquette – that was all part of a DW workshop held recently in Yerevan.
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