Media in Croatia: a cause for alarm

11 May, 2016 / By Giovanni Vale Following a five day mission in Zagreb, the Human Rights Commissioner of the Council of Europe, Nils Muižnieks, provides an account on the situation of media freedom in the country. Interview Commissioner, are you worried about the current situation in Croatia with regards to freedom of the press?…

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Media freedom is in decline in Croatia

20 April, 2016 / Vedran Pavlic in Total Croatia News Media freedom deteriorated around the world last year, according to an annual report published by Reporters Without Borders. That includes Croatia as well, which fell five places in the rankings compared to 2014, reports Novi List on April 20, 2016. The media freedom rankings cover…

EC Is Closely Monitoring the Media Situation in Croatia

15 march 2016 / Adelina Marini. Published by euinside.eu “The independence of regulatory authorities in the audiovisual field is a very important issue. They are key to safeguarding media pluralism and media freedom. The Commission is therefore closely following recent developments in Croatia, whereby the government proposed the replacement of the entire Board of the…

OSCE: Respect Croatia’s public broadcaster’s independence

11 March 2016 / Published by b.92.net The OSCE has warned that “the independence of the broadcast regulator is a key element for media pluralism and freedom of the media.” OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media Dunja Mijatovic has expressed concern over a sudden decision by the Croatian government proposing that the parliament rejects a…