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.


Under the Eye of the Public: The Right to Privacy of Public Persons in Macedonia (policy paper)

The purpose of the policy paper was to determine whether the information on the public individuals published in the media satisfies the so-called “public interest test”, that is, whether the media properly balance the rights of those individuals to privacy with the “right to know” of the public.