Press release


Croatian Journalists' Association (CJA) strongly condemns brutal physical attack against journalist Hrvoje Bajlo, the owner of Zadar News portal and correspondent for national media and the Nacional weekly. The attack resulted with severe physical injuries. Hrvoje Bajlo, who has been following ways the town of Zadar has been managed and has documented links between Zadar political, business, spots and law social spectrum, was attacked on Sunday June 24, 2018 in the evening at the parking lot in Zadar by NK Zadar former footballer and today a businessman Jakov Surać.


CJA: Minister Medved’s threats to journalist Mazzocco are attack against journalists' freedom and rights

The Croatian Journalists' Association (CJA) strongly condemns the Minister of Veterans Tomo Medved's threats against Vojislav Mazzocco, the journalist of portal. The Minister's move is not only extremely inappropriate, but even dangerous attack against journalists' rights and freedom guaranteed by the Article 38 of the Croatian Constitution and by the Media Law.


Specialized journalists condemn way of portal 100% reports

Croatian Journalists’ Association (CJA) branches of journalists dealing with scientific issues and of journalists dealing with health issues strongly condemn the sensation grabbing way portal 100% reports about certain topics. The article about Ena Šarac was published without any declines or expert opinion regarding thesis presented. Even its graphic might inspire parents of children with cancer to stop their treatment and that might have deadly consequences.


CJA strongly condemns threats against journalist Ivan Žada and portal

Croatian Journalists' Association (CJA) strongly condemns threats and offences against freelancer Ivan Žada and portal by local officials. Threats have been lately published at social networks.


CJA condemns ideas of relations between information published at portal and alleged activities of Russian hackers

Croatian Journalists' Association (CJA) strongly condemns ideas of potential relations between information published at portal and alleged activities of Russian hackers. CJA finds it to be irresponsible.


CJA condemns decision of Serbian Minister to refuse statement to Croatian journalists

Croatian Journalists' Association (CJA) condemns decision of MS Jadranka Joksimović, Minister in the Government of Republic of Serbia, to refuse to give statement for Croatian media after meeting of high representatives of South Eastern Europe at Brdo, near Kranj, three days ago (April 25, 2018).


CJA condemns Ivan Zvonimir Čičak's inflammatory lies about N1 and Nacional journalists

CJA strongly condemns lies Ivan Zvonimir Čičak said about journalists Ivana Dragičević (N1) and Zrinka Vrabec Mojzeš (Nacional Weekly) in „Otvoreno“ show at HTV 1 yesterday, April 25, 2018.


CJA, Union of HRT Journalists and CJA Branch of the County condemn the decision of Sisak Mayor to bann reporting to HRT correspondent

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.


Head of University Boras banned journalists to be present at the Zagreb University Senate’s session with agenda of electing new Head of the University

As reported to Croatian Journalists' Association (CJA), in spite of appealing not to do it doormen did not allow reporters to enter the Senate House and be present at the Senate’s session at 12:00.


CJA's message to President Vučić: You have no right to speak untruth and to insult journalists

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.


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