Study Confirms Media Deterioration in Southeast Europe

The media sector in Southeast Europe is weakening, and in the present situation of economical strain and and unstable political situation, the news media often fails to perform its public service role.

This is the result of studies, done by media researchers working with SEENPM (South East European Network for Professionalization of the Media) member organisations in the region.

The researchers have conducted studies of media reporting of a number of recent crises. Working within SEENPM project Reporting Crisis in South East Europe, which is funded by the National Endowment for Democracy, the researchers looked at one crisis in each country, analysing a sample of news content.

Read their results and the country reports