Croatian Journalists' Association (CJA) considers recent verdict for Ivo Goldstein, history teacher at the Zagreb University, to be attack on freedom of speech and freedom of criticism as well as of debate. Ivo Goldstein has by that final judgment been sentenced to fine because of his article published in Globus Magazine.
Monday marks six months since the brutal assassination of our colleague Daphne Caruana Galizia, Malta’s foremost investigative journalist. For the past five months, in the greatest secrecy, 45 journalists from 15 countries, representing 18 media and organizations, have been investigating Malta and Europe in the footsteps of Daphne Caruana Galizia. Three French media, the investigation cell of Radio France, Le Monde and France 2 have worked in collaboration with The Guardian, Reuters, The Süddeutsche Zeitung, The New York Times including within this international consortium of journalists.
Veteran journalist Petar Vidov was covering political corruption and organized crime for Index, Croatia’s most visited news portal, when talk of a fledgling fact-checking operation caught his attention. He left his high-profile job to help make the startup a reality.
Regionalna platforma Zapadnog Balkana za zagovaranje medijskih sloboda i sigurnost novinara, koja zastupa više od 8000 članova, pozdravlja učinkovitu reakciju Uprave policije Crne Gore, koja je identificirala i privela dvojicu osumnjičenih za podmetanje eksplozivne naprave na automobil u blizini kuće novinara Seada Sadikovića u Bijelom Polju.
On February 22, 2018, Igor Ahmetović, HRT correspondent, was not allowed to enter Sisak City Council session. Security guard explained that entrance into the City Hall and consequently reporting from sessions was not allowed to Croatian Radio-television (HRT). We call for MS Kristina Ikić Baniček, Sisak Mayor, to withdraw that decision and let HRT correspondents do their jobs.
According to media reports the President of the Republic of Serbia Aleksandar Vučić during his official visit to Croatia accused Elvir Mešanović, journalist of N1 TV, for making up that he mentioned „Great Serbia“ at his speech in occupied Glina in 1995. But the truth is the journalist just reminded Vučić at his speech that actually took place - the speech was recorded and it is possible to hear what Vučić really said.
Croatian Journalists' Association (CJA) condemns Croatian Radio Television (HRT) General Management's decision to start procedure of handing extraordinary dismissal to its journalist Milorad Šikanjić. The procedure followed comment Milorad Šikanjić had on Ivan Vrdoljak's coming back to position of Croatian People Party (HNS) and other political topics in radio show „U mreži provog“ on December 19, 2017.