Covid-19

Protests in Serbia in the time of coronavirus: Immune to beating and police torture

Citizens of various political orientations, as well as a different age, went out to the streets, where in a short time we could have witnessed the scenes of police torture and violence over protesters. Highest officials and government representatives were unison in denying police brutality, although numerous videos had witnessed that. Although such scenes of […]

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Istinomer fact-checked COVID-19 and the Serbian national election at the same time. Here’s how.

This case study is part of Resilience Reports, a series from the European Journalism Centre about how news organizations across Europe are adjusting their daily operations and business strategies as a result of the COVID-19 crisis.  In a nutshell: Increasing the number of fact-checks and building a new browser-based tool helped Istinomer combat politicians and other Serbian media intent […]

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We Did Not Hide Information on Infected and Deceased

“The unofficial stories from various parts of Serbia that there were more deaths than we had reported is a grave accusation. Let me tell you why. Because we did not hide any information, not only when the first case was registered but also before that.” 

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