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Metamorphosis Foundation starts channels for instant communication between journalists and institutions in North Macedonia

Metamorphosis Foundation has started an initiative for instant messaging communication between the institutions and the journalists in North Macedonia for the sake of checking the truthfulness of content delivered to the public, Council of Media Ethics informs. "Four closed WhatsApp groups were formed for the following subjects that are of special public interest, both for the state and the citizens:...

Decline of critical thinking and rise of disinformation, propaganda, and hate speech

"The Critical Thinking for Mediawise Citizens - Crithink" project, implemented by Metamorphosis Foundation and Eurothink with the support from the European Union, as part of the Media Literacy Days in North Macedonia, yesterday held a public panel discussion on the results of research on media literacy and critical thinking conducted in the previous year. "The worsened financial situation of the...

Transport Ministry in Macedonia urges citizens to refrain from purchasing plane tickets

The Ministry of Transportation and Communications reminds that the Decision on closing the Skopje International Airport and the St. Paul the Apostle airport in Ohrid is still valid and they urge the citizens not to book plane tickets. Until the government reaches a new decision, the airports are closed for passenger transport and air traffic is suspended. ...

The research about media reforms conducted by Metamorphosis shows small achievements despite high expectations

The situation with the media in the reformatory sector have been stopped midway and the media in Macedonia are facing with another entrapment like we had in the period-2015/16С due to the danger of depending on public assets. This was stated in the latest research about one of the key conditions that were set by the EU for the...

False news and coronavirus go together, online media falls in their trap

"Oh, these newspapers are always lying", my uncle's wife said angrily after I told her that still no vaccine or medication has been approved to start being widely used against COVID - 19, the pandemic disease that's still keeping the world in anguish. She had been reading news from some unreliable news sites in Kosovo with her newly acquired smartphone. After an...

Macedonia will be promoting media freedom as part of a coalition consisting of 35 countries

As a member of the Media Freedom Coalition, Macedonia will be working together with other countries to promote freedom of press on local and global levels. This was adopted at the first meeting of the for Media Freedom Coalition consisting of 35 member countries signatories, held its first meeting of senior officials on the 29th and 30th of...

Anti-Corruption Committee demands that the media should not be granted funds from the budget for political campaigns

With the new National Strategy for Prevention of Corruption, the Anti-Corruption Committee demands that the financing of the paid political campaigning of parties from the budget during elections to be abolished . It stressed that the budgetary financing of a paid political program for an election campaign is a potential risk of corruption and producing a clientele relation". ...

State Electoral Commission will spend at least 6.5 million euros on political parties’ media campaigning

The State Electoral Commission (SEC) plans to spend 571.500.000 denars (9.292.683 euros) for the forthcoming parliamentary elections. Most of these funds or around 400 million denars (6.504.065 euros), are planned to be spent on financing the parties' media campaigns that will be taking part in the parliamentary elections. -For this purpose, around 3.800.000 euros were spent during...

The Macedonian Journalists Association takes part in the Council of Europe’s media conference in Ljubljana

The Registry f professional online media that the Association of Journalists of Macedonia and the Council of Media Ethics of Macedonia (CMEM) will be promoting this month has caused a great interest and support from journalists and media professionals, that were attending the conference organized by the Council of Europe "The Last Call for Qualitative Journalism" that took place...

Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama sends final warning to Internet portals to stop spreading misinformation about earthquakes

Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama sends final warning to Internet portals due to spreading false news about earthquakes which in turn increased panic among the population. This arrives in the aftermath of the tragic earthquake on the 26th of November, informs Portalb.mk. "I warn for the last time on news portals and channels that under the conditions and legal...

The truth needs to be provided with channels as it is the biggest enemy of false news

The biggest enemy of the lie is the truth, and therefore the efforts and the policies of all concerning parties should be directed towards providing channels for spreading the truth. This was stressed today by Marjan Zabrchanec, the prime minister's special advisor for public relations during the third forum for managing the internet that took place today in Skopje. "We...

Manchevski: As we face with the damaging consequences of fake news we need more determined countermeasures

The Minister of Information Society and Administration, Damjan Manchevski, spoke at a panel session on the subject of "Politics and the Media" as part of the biggest media conference "EU – Western Balkans Media Days" in Podgorica. He talked about the reforms, the new Law on Audio and Audio-Visual Media Services, including the challenge of facing with disinformation and...

The most serious tool is the truth: Zaev and Brnabic join forces to fight fake news

The repeating of the truth several times in order for the readers and the viewers can differentiate what is fake news and what is not, at the moment is the only way by which the politicians can fight against fake news, said Prime Minister Zoran Zaev during today's press conference at the government with the Serbian Prime Minister Ana...

AJM: The 1TV case is the last alarm for urgent media reforms

The recent happenings with the detention of Bojan Jovanovski, manager of the 1TV is causing serious doubt of serious misuse by individuals of the media for personal gain, states the Association of Journalists (AJM). "This development of the events related to 1TV represent a blow over the reputation of the professional journalism, and if there is no appropriate...

Srđan Puhalo: U Republici Srpskoj dezinformacije dolaze preko javnih servisa

Srđan Puhalo je doktor psiholoških nauka. Njegovo polje interesovanja su istraživanja javnog mnjenja, socijalna i politička psihologija. Njegovo polje interesovanja su istraživanja javnog mnjenja, socijalna i politička psihologija. On je građanski aktivista, kritičar stanja u Bosni i Hercegovini, a osobito u Republici Srpskoj i redovni kolumnista/bloger portala „Frontal.ba“ "Meta.mk" je s Puhalom razgovarala o dezinformacijama i zloupotrebama medija u BiH,...

Macedonia rises 14 places in the World Press Freedom Index (info-graphic)

Macedonia is at 95th place in the latest World Press Freedom Index by "Reporters without Borders" (RWB), thus jumping 14 places compared to the previous report, about 2018. With this, Macedonia fares better than the neighboring Bulgaria, which is an EU member and is at 111th place. The Reports without Borders main objection for this year concerning Macedonia is the...

“Metamophosis”: The Direct Assignment of the Public Money to the Media Leads to Control of the Media

Within its commitments for free, independent and professional media, Metamorphosis Foundation for Internet and Society deems that the media should not be directly and financially aided by the state. The aid ought to come in other forms such as lowering the tax rates and lifting the journalist employment fees and it ought to be for the purpose of quality...

Vuk Velebit: Serbian press more biased than Russian “Sputnik”

In Serbia, manipulation and misinformation on the part of pro-regime TV stations is part of everyday life. A major problem is the lack of information and the Government's intention to manipulate public opinion through its TV stations and discredit political opponents. Vuk Velebit is an author and researcher who explores Russian propaganda in Serbia's daily press. He has been examining...

Bulgarian and Serbian media prematurely change the name of Macedonia

While reporting on Saturday and yesterday about the vote in Macedonian Parliament, where four constitutional amendments were adopted, which, among other things, Macedonian MPs accepted the change of the name of the Republic of Macedonia, most of the media and some news agencies in neighboring Bulgaria and Serbia, wrote headlines and in part of the texts that Macedonia was...

AJN: Media reforms to be returned at plan 18

The Association of Journalists of Macedonia (AJN) is protesting because the government has erased the media reforms from the "Plan 18" with priority reforms. "The government's explanation that the media reforms are absent from the reforms plan because the changes and the additions to the Law of Audio and Audio-Visual Media Services have passed the government's procedure is absolutely...