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.


Ethical Reporting on Gender – Based Violence in North Macedonia

The dominance of daily political events, the limited resources in the newsrooms, the lack of specialized journalists, the absence of sources and the perception that topics related to gender-based violence are not of primary importance contribute to the under-reporting of gender-based violence. This was shown by the analysis “Ethical reporting on gender-based violence in North Macedonia”, which was prepared by the Institute for Communication Studies within the project “Prevention and protection from gender-based violence in North Macedonia” implemented by the United Nations Population Fund.