All posts tagged Media

  • Bulgarian Turkish daily newspaper Zaman-Bulgaria closes
    August 23, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Zaman Bulgaria, a dual Turkish and Bulgarian-language daily dating back more than 24 years, has announced that it is closing down, to be replaced by a weekly edition. The daily, […]

  • Bulgarian daily Novinar ceases print edition
    July 1, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgarian-language daily Novinar, founded in 1992 and formerly one of the largest-circulation newspapers in the country, published its final edition on July 1 2016, reports said. Novinar, seen as linked to […]

  • Bulgarian broadcast regulator names new public radio head
    May 17, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s broadcast regulator, the Council for Electronic Media, on May 17 named Alexander Velev as the new director-general of public broadcaster Bulgarian National Radio (BNR). Velev was chosen from among […]

  • Bulgarian court declares TV7 broadcaster insolvent
    May 13, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Sofia City Court has ruled to declare private television channel TV7 insolvent, effective as of December 31 2015, after concluding that its revenues were not enough to service its bank […]

  • Bulgaria worst among EU countries in 2016 Press Freedom Index
    April 20, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria ranked 113th out of 180 countries in international organisation Reporters Without Border’s 2016 Index of Press Freedom, the lowest score among European Union member countries. Reporters Without Borders handed […]

  • Bulgarian broadcast regulator elects acting head
    April 5, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s Council for Electronic Media (CEM), the statutory regulator of the country’s broadcast media, elected council member Maria Stoyanova as its acting head on April 5 after the previous head […]