About ICS

The Institute of Communication Studies is a leading research organization in the field of journalism and media studies, public relations and corporate communications. Our mission is to contribute towards strengthening of Macedonian democracy by working with media, civil society and public institutions, educating a critical public that will ask for greater transparency and accountability through engagement in the policy creation process.


Courts of Law: Guardians of the Public Interest or Individual Interests

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.