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Serbia’s EU progress report: no progress for press freedom

Kmezić, Marko (2015) Serbia’s EU progress report: no progress for press freedom. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (11 Nov 2015). Website.

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The European Commission published its annual ‘Progress Reports’ on candidate and potential candidate states on 10 November. In the report on Serbia, one of the issues in which no progress was deemed to be made over the last year was media freedom. Marko Kmezić writes that discussions over freedom of the press in Serbia have recently been raised by the country’s media itself, following the owner of a powerful media group publicly apologising for a lack of independent reporting in a corruption case involving the mayor of Belgrade. He argues that Serbia’s lack of media freedom raising some fundamental questions about the country’s democracy.

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Subjects: J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe)
Date Deposited: 27 Mar 2017 10:05
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