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Being Trans in Serbia (part 1): The media’s silence

Being Trans in Serbia (part 1): The media’s silence

Serbia seems to have built a wall of silence around the trans community. This approach is flawed in many aspects, especially as some from the trans community report it can have detrimental consequences.

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Disability Inclusive Theatre Could Bring Change in Serbia’s Medi...

Disability Inclusive Theatre Could Bring Change in Serbia’s Medi...

The way that people with developmental disabilities are treated needs to change and the role of the media in all this is crucial.

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“Not Welcome!”: Migrants and Refugees Labeled as Undesirable in Se...

“Not Welcome!”: Migrants and Refugees Labeled as Undesirable in Se...

Since the beginning of the migrant crisis, the online space and media landscape in Serbia has been intoxicated with xenophobia and bigotry towards refugees and migrants which led to fear and the rise of the far-right’s ant-migrant actions.

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Serbia’s MeToo moment and the battle between digital and mainstream ...

Serbia’s MeToo moment and the battle between digital and mainstream ...

Just like MeToo, similar online groups in Serbia gave women a voice. The digital media provided the platform and space for their voices to be heard.

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How Do the Croatian and Serbian Media Report Migration?

How Do the Croatian and Serbian Media Report Migration?

Reports of border violence in Croatia and Serbia are flooding international media. Saša Leković examines the media environment and the depiction of migrants in the two countries.

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Training: Helping Journalists Make Youth Voices Mainstream

Training: Helping Journalists Make Youth Voices Mainstream

Training: 27 – 29 February 2020 Country: Serbia Youth rarely feel represented in the media, and youth from marginalised communities …

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Religion in the Balkan Media Landscape: Forgotten Nuance

Religion in the Balkan Media Landscape: Forgotten Nuance

By Jelena Jorgačević Kisić As Serbian journalist Borivoj Erdeljan mentioned in the recent debate about the Churches under Communism in former Yugoslavia, …

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MLADI: “Youth in the Media Mirror”

MLADI: “Youth in the Media Mirror”

By: Ivana Jelača In Serbia, youth portals are the most likely to report about marginalised communities, and include more women …

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How Does Serbian Media Cover Awards?

How Does Serbian Media Cover Awards?

This year the Council of Europe’s “Vaclav Havel” award for human rights has been awarded to Youth Initiative for Human Rights (YIHR). The Youth Initiative for Human Rights is a network of organisations working in Serbia, Kosovo, Montenegro, Bosnia and Croatia on h...

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Challenging the Sexist Serbian Media

Challenging the Sexist Serbian Media

By: Ivana Jovanovic If someone is familiar with Serbian media, it is likely no surprise that women are most likely …

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Training: Digital Media Skills for Serbian Youth

Training: Digital Media Skills for Serbian Youth

Media Diversity Institute recently completed the first MLADI (Media Literacy Alliance and Digital Importance) training in Vrnjacka Banja, Serbia. It …

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