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The Progressives Radically Striding to Moderation

If Vučić and the Progressives, who used to be Radicals, cleanse themselves of everything that has happened in the last ten years with a new name change, then it will be a completely new level of what is incredible, but possible. Because when they renounced the Radicals, the Progressives had to formally renounce Vojislav Šešelj, […]

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Six Months of War in Ukraine: the Serbian Media Remains Predominantly Pro- Russian

Looking beyond the context of the war in Ukraine, Russia has now replaced the United States in the lead position in terms of the number of mentions in the Serbian media. Although open support for Russia has subsided somewhat since the beginning of the war, the most influential media still report more often in Russia’s […]

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Aleksandar Vučić’s Serbia: Democracy as a New Name for Corruption

Somehow lost between West and East, democracy and authoritarianism, disturbing facts about the crimes committed in the recent Yugoslav wars and idealized picture of the self, Serbia gives a scary example of how slow and troubled transition can be, and how difficult it is to overcome the past. In the present day, the most powerful […]

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The Media on Operation Storm – Harrowing Memory or Warmongering?

The claim that the Croats hate us, and that one should never holiday on their coast, was avoidable only by getting your news from a single newspaper, or staying away from newspapers altogether, and by every means avoiding television channels with news shows. Some wondered what the intention of the tabloid editors could be, whether […]

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The relationship with truth and disinformation is emotional

“The problems with disinformation and fake news are universal. Some societies have different experiences because of their media ecosystem. Or because of how many people follow the news online. Or how much news reaches them online. We know that in different countries people use different platforms. You can see trends that vary slightly, but the […]