The Media in Macedonia: Protectors of the Public or Hostages of the Political Interests (policy paper)
The paper analyzes the role of the media in protecting the public interest in Macedonia, and how the Macedonian media treat the public interest in reporting. The document analyzes media legislation of Macedonia and offers recommendations for strengthening the role of the media in protecting the public interest in Macedonia.
The paper deals with the most important issues related to the public interest in terms of enjoying the fundamental freedoms and rights of the citizens and legal entities in Macedonia. The purpose of the paper is to illustrate the different views on the role of the courts in balancing individual freedoms and rights and the public interest.
Deconstructing the Concept of Public Interest in the Republic of Macedonia: (Ab)use in the Name of the Citizens (policy paper)
The policy paper provides a comprehensive overview of what is considered a public interest, and how this notion is used in different legal and ethical contexts.
This publication includes the most important documents deriving from the project "Measuring the economic contribution of the audiovisual industries in Macedonia". The guidelines for development of the audiovisual industry include the ideas and measures proposed by the representatives of this sector in a number of discussions and meetings, together with an Operational Plan for their implementation.
The research raises serious questions about the rights of the ethnic communities in the media in Macedonia, the regulatory policy in this area and the challenges that the journalistic professional community is facing.
"Reporting on inter-religious and inter-ethnic tensions: the meaning behind the headlines" focuses on the media coverage of multiethnic and multi-religious issues and the adherence to the professional journalistic standards in informing the public.
The "Diversity through the lens of newsrooms: An insight into the news production process" illustrates the situation in the newsrooms and the views and perceptions of editors, journalists and some of the media owners on the topics related to reporting on diversities.