Media Ownership and Its Impact on Media Independence and Pluralism - the project, now published in book form, is an attempt to map ownership patterns and their effects on media pluralism and independence in the countries of South East Europe and EU member states from Central and Eastern Europe. The eighteen country reports and a regional overview are a result of the project organised by the South East European Network for Professionalisation of the Media (SEENPM). The project was conducted from July 2003 to June 2004 and was led by the Peace Institute in Ljubljana, itself a member of the SEENPM. [read more...]

 
       
   
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albania

bosnia and herzegovina

bulgaria

croatia

czech republic

estonia

hungary

kosovo/a

latvia

lithuania

macedonia

moldova

montenegro

poland

romania

serbia

slovakia

slovenia

 

Albania

Country reporter Ilda Londo holds a B.A. in Political Sciences and Journalism - Mass Communication. She is currently a Project Coordinator at the Albanian Media Institute.
e-mail: ilda-at-institutemedia.org

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Country reporter Tarik Jusić is currently working on a PhD Dissertation at the Institute of Journalism and Communication Science, University of Vienna, Austria. He is also the Executive Director of the Media Centar Sarajevo.
e-mail: tarjus-at-yahoo.com

Bulgaria

Country reporter Velislava Stoyanova Popova holds a degree in Journalism from Sofia University. She is currently employed as the Editor of the "Media & Advertising" section of the Capital weekly.
e-mail: velip-at-capital.bg

Croatia

Country reporter Stjepan Malović holds a PhD of Communication Science, working as an Associate Professor at the Study of Journalism on Faculty of Political Sciences, Zagreb University. He is also Director of the International Center for Education of Journalists (ICEJ).
e-mail: stjepan.malovic-at-hnd.hr

The Czech Republic

Country reporter Milan Šmíd holds a PhD in Philosophy / Journalism from Charles University, Prague, where he is currently an Assistant Professor at the College of Social Sciences.
e-mail: smid-at-mbox.fsv.cuni.cz

Estonia

Country reporter Taivo Paju holds a MA in Journalism from the University of Tartu, and is currently Editor in Chief at the management magazine, Director.
e-mail: taivo.paju-at-director.ee

Hungary

Country reporter Mihály Gálik holds a PhD in Economics from the Hungarian Academy of Science. He is currently the Head of Department of Media Economics and Telecommunications
at Budapest University of Economic Sciences and Public Administration.
e-mail: galik@bkae.hu

Kosovo/a

Country reporter Isuf Berisha is the Program Coordinator for Rule of Law & Roma Program at the Kosova Foundation for Open Society.
e-mail: iberisha@kfos.org

Latvia

Country reporter Anita Kehre holds degrees in Geography and Communication Sciences from the University of Latvia. She is currently a freelance consultant, President of the Latvian Media Professionals Training Centre (NGO), and a university lecturer.
e-mail: lmdmcjur@latnet.lv

Country reporter Ilza Nagle is currently working on a doctoral research project, "Media Ownership in Latvia," at the University of Oslo.

Lithuania

Country reporter Audrone Nugaraite is educated as a journalist and holds a PhD in Social Science, both obtained at Vilnius University, where she is currently an Associate Professor and the Director of the Institute of Journalism.
e-mail: audrone.nugaraite-at-ij.vu.lt

Macedonia

Country reporter Snežana Trpevska holds a MA in Communication Studies from the University of St. Cyril and Methodius. She is currently Head of the Programme and Audience Research department, with the Broadcasting Council of the Republic of Macedonia.
e-mail: programa@srd.org.mk

Moldova

Country reporter Tamara Caraus holds a PhD in Philology from the University of Bucharest, Romania. She is currently a Lecturer-Assistant at the National School of Political and Administrative Studies.
e-mail: tamara_caraus-at-yahoo.com

Montenegro

Country reporter Mladen Zadrima holds a degree in Art History from the University of Belgrade, Serbia. From 2001-2003, he was a broadcast advisor for the International Exchange and Research Board (IREX).
e-mail: zadrima-at-cg.yu

Poland

Country reporter Beata Klimkiewicz holds a PhD from the Institute of Political Sciences, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland. Curently she is an Assistant Professor at the Institute of Journalism and Social Communication of the Jagiellonian University, and a Jean Monnet Fellow at the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies of the European University Institute in Florence, Italy.
e-mail: beata.klimkiewicz-at-iue.it

Romania

Country reporter Manuela Preoteasa holds a BA of Art in Journalism and Communication from the University of Journalism and Science of Communication, Bucharest, Romania. She used to be a journalist for the Capital weekly, and is currently employed with EurActic.com, as the Manager of the Romanian branch.
e-mail: manuela.preoteasa-at-euractiv.ro

Serbia

Country reporter Dragan Đoković holds a degree in Philosophy from the University of Belgrade, Serbia, and he did his postgraduate studies in Intercultural Communication and Media at Europe University Viadrina, Frankfurt (Oder), Germany. He is currently a SEENPM Network Coordinator at the Media Center Belgrade.
e-mail: djokovic@mediacenter.org.yu

Slovakia

Country reporter Gabriel Šipoš holds a MA in Transition Economics from the Central European University, Budapest, Hungary. He is currently the Editor of the Slovak Press Watch, an online daily newspaper monitoring the Slovak press for ethics and professionalism. He is also an economic analyst at Central European Institute for Economic and Social Reforms, INEKO, Bratislava, Slovakia, an NGO promoting economic reforms.
e-mail: sipos@ineko.sk

Slovenia

Country reporter and co-author of the regional overview, Sandra B. Hrvatin, is an Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ljubljana. She is currently the President of the Slovenian Broadcasting Council, and a research fellow at the Peace Institute, Ljubljana.
e-mail: sandra.hrvatin-at-guest.arnes.si

Country reporter Lenart J. Kučić holds degrees in English & Literature and in Journalism from the University of Ljubljana, Slovenia. He is currently the Editor of the section on information technologies in the daily Delo.
e-mail: lenart.kucic-at-guest.arnes.si

EDITOR AND CO-AUTHOR OF REGIONAL OVERVIEW Brankica Petković is concluding her MA in Sociology of Culture at the Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana. She is currently Head of the Media Policy Centre at the Peace Institute, Ljubljana, and the Editor of the Media Watch journal and book series.
e-mail: brankica.petkovic-at-mirovni-institut.si

 
       
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