Analyses

Argentine fact-checker: Police found fake medicine sellers due to our discoveries

We are witnessing many people selling and promoting “miracle medicines” for COVID-19 and other illnesses. Is this case changing anything when it comes to fact-checking during this pandemic? We hope this investigation helped to see how disinformation, unfortunately, is not only incredibly harmful but also a lucrative business. This investigation shows that, when we start […]

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Twitter about labelling of the Serbian media: It is important to know who controls and exercises pressure on media

It has been a long time since Serbian media scene was disturbed as greatly as after Twitter decision to label the accounts of the majority of media as “Serbian Government affiliated media”. This social media used this label several days ago to label public broadcaster RTS, regional public broadcaster Radio Television Vojvodina, Politika daily, news […]

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Questions on Thursdays – right place, right time

At the three-hour sitting, MPs can get an answer from the Prime Minister or ministers, live and immediately. And not only that. Afterwards, they have extra time to ask additional questions and in the end, give a final comment. In that way, as required by law, the National Assembly would exercise its oversight role of […]

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How can an MP know about the worth of two billion euros anyway?

How can an average citizen, or even an MP, understand whether the current parliamentary convocation has debited us for a lot or little? How much do the public know about such loans anyway? Here is an illustration of the worth of two billion euros: Aleksandar Vučić, the President of Serbia, has recently announced that the […]

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What did you do during the war, Mr. President?

The final judgment convicting Ratko Mladic to life sentence for genocide in Srebrenica and war crimes in Bosnia came exactly 30 years after the beginning of the wars in Yugoslavia. Although Tribunal’s appeals chamber upheld the trial chamber judgment that found Mladic guilty for his role in murders of about 8,000 Bosnian Muslims in Srebernica […]

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Hope or fear – how can a drug cost million?

  An incredible breakthrough in the world of medicine – gene therapy Zolgensma, in addition to inspiring hope with the parents of children who have SMA, has also caused fear due to high uncertainly that it is unreachable. In May 2019 it was approved in the United States of America, and a year later in […]

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No one here is feeling well

“Patients, please, do not enter the waiting room, but wait for the nurse, who will get out to take the cards”, is a notice written on the door of the Covid clinic, in front of which almost 40ish people gathered even before the working hours. Those better informed would take the positions around 6 and […]

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Systemically Ignoring July Beatings

Milan Grubetic is an engineer living in Kostolac, and he suffered injuries and was arrested on the night between 11 and 12 July. Photo of his bloody face circulated the media, and in the mid-August he has said for Istinomer: “This action was not provoked by the protesters but by the police. So there is […]

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Chronicle of Announced Death

Almost unbelievable, but similar as in the case of the metropolitan bishop Amfilohije Radovic three weeks ago, we almost had a rerun – the news was announced, the SPC refuted it, and then the information was withdrawn. Then again, the piece of news – he had died. Only this time, things were blown out of […]

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EU Progress Report findings marginalized in the Serbian media

Almost all printed and TV media reported on the EU Progress Report, but it was not the main topic neither in print nor TV media. First, the Report was marginalized by the two dominant news: the Government signing a contract for the construction of the Fruska Gora Corridor with the China Road and Bridge Corporation […]

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