All posts tagged Media

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August 6, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Greek journalists called a 24-hour strike Tuesday morning protesting a draft law affecting media and advertising companies. An amendment was brought to parliament on August 1 in a bill on […]

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Bulgarian Socialist Party in new bid for tough rules on media in 2014 early elections (updated)

July 18, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Three MPs from the Bulgarian Socialist Party have tabled proposed legislative amendments in the National Assembly on heavy penalties for media that &# ...

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Bulgaria’s TV7, News7 channels file for bankruptcy protection

June 30, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian television channels TV7 and News7 filed for bankruptcy protection in the Sofia City Court, but said in June 30 statement that legal proceedi ...

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Bulgarian political party BWC threatens court action over TV reports on election irregularities

June 5, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

The Bulgaria Without Censorship (BWC) party, which ran fourth in European Parliament elections to capture two out of 17 seats, said on June 5 that it ...

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    Bulgarian regulator approves major newspaper sale deal
    June 1, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s Commission on Protection of Competition (CPC) has ruled to allow the sale of seven newspaper-publishing companies from New Bulgarian Media Group Holding to Media Maker Limited, owned by Irish […]

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    European elections 2014: Bulgaria’s media sideshows
    May 1, 2014, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

    First, there is the number game, as always – the percentages in opinion polls, the counts of participants at election campaign rallies. With Bulgaria’s European Parliament elections just 25 days […]

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    Bulgaria’s media landscape: The more things change?
    April 22, 2014, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

    Just a few days after a deal was announced involving New Bulgarian Media Group’s newspapers and an Irish-owned firm, came news of a change of hands of mass-circulation daily Trud […]

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    A change in Bulgaria’s media landscape?
    April 14, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    The Sofia-based company that not only has a predominant place on Bulgaria’s newspaper market but also is close to the ruling axis is selling its publications to an Irish company, […]