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A new SLAPP attack on the Croatian media

04.10.2021.

The Croatian Journalists' Association warned at the press conference of another major blow to the media in Croatia: businessman Josip Stojanović Jolly Jolly is demanding more than 800,000 euros from 4 media outlets in Croatia.

Businessman Josip Stojanović Jolly submitted a claim for damages of 300.000 EUR to the Telegram.hr portal, due to damage to reputation and honor caused by the article published on the Telegram portal. The portal was reporting on the non-final verdict for illegal actions in Jolly’s company in the article entitled "We reveal the affair of a well-known entrepreneur Jolly - for HRK 69 million".

Three portals in the city of Šibenik, who have also published the news, as Jolly is a well-known Šibenik entrepreneur, also received claims for compensation of around 180.000 EUR. All together, Jolly is demanding more than 800,000 euros from 4 media outlets!. For the Croatian Journalists' Association, this act is unacceptable and frightening, and stands by its colleagues.

 

Source: CJA

The Croatian Journalists' Association warned at the press conference of another major blow to the media in Croatia: businessman Josip Stojanović Jolly Jolly is demanding more than 800,000 euros from 4 media outlets in Croatia.

Businessman Josip Stojanović Jolly submitted a claim for damages of 300.000 EUR to the Telegram.hr portal, due to damage to reputation and honor caused by the article published on the Telegram portal. The portal was reporting on the non-final verdict for illegal actions in Jolly’s company in the article entitled "We reveal the affair of a well-known entrepreneur Jolly - for HRK 69 million".

Three portals in the city of Šibenik, who have also published the news, as Jolly is a well-known Šibenik entrepreneur, also received claims for compensation of around 180.000 EUR. All together, Jolly is demanding more than 800,000 euros from 4 media outlets!. For the Croatian Journalists' Association, this act is unacceptable and frightening, and stands by its colleagues.

 

Source: CJA

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