All posts tagged Media

  • Report: Internet freedom declines worldwide
    October 3, 2013, by VOANews

    A new report says Internet freedom has deteriorated worldwide in the past year, while activists are finding new ways to counter repressive measures. Freedom House says new laws controlling web […]

  • Bulgarian journalist’s car burnt out
    September 17, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The private car of Bulgarian journalist Genka Shikerova, co-presenter of a morning talk show on local television station bTV, was burnt out outside her home in Sofia on the night […]

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    New report underlines worsening weaknesses of Bulgarian media
    August 9, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The Bulgarian media continued their slow slide away from the levels of sustainability reached in the years before the country’s European Union accession, a new report by international think-tank IREX […]

  • Ankova re-appointed as head of Bulgarian National Television
    July 26, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Incumbent director-general of public broadcaster Bulgarian National Television, Vyara Ankova, has been appointed to a second three-year term, the Council for Electronic Media said. Ankova (47), first elected director-general of […]

  • Bulgaria’s media and the protests: From Barekov to BNT
    July 7, 2013, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

    Spare a thought for Bulgaria’s reporters. After six months of covering the winter protests, an election campaign and the current protests, they seem rather tired, and dare one suggest, perhaps […]

  • World press freedom declines
    May 2, 2013, by Carla Babb of VOANews

    Freedom House, an independent watchdog dedicated to expanding freedom around the world, has released its annual report on global press freedom ahead of World Press Freedom Day on Friday. Media […]

  • Bulgarian media, consolidated
    April 25, 2013, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

    It was a strange if not unhappy coincidence that in the very week that the US state department expressed concern about the troubling implications of consolidated media ownership in Bulgaria, […]