The six most visited online media outlets in Serbia violated the Journalists’ Code as many as 2,829 times in just three months, according to the results of the monitoring, which was conducted from the beginning of April to the end of June this year. This period coincides with the most severe corona virus attack and the ban on movement, when many citizens received information almost exclusively through online media.
The results of online media monitoring for individual media can be downloaded from the Press Council website: http://stari.savetzastampu.rs/latinica/monitoring-postovanja-kodeksa-novinara-srbije/131/2020/09/30/2353/rezultati-monitoringa-postovanja-kodeksa-novinara-od-aprila-do-juna-2020_godine-.html
Belgrade Center for Human Rights: The Press Council protects citizens from hate speech on the Internet
The Belgrade Center for Human Rights published a study called “Anonymous hate, hate speech protection mechanisms on the Internet”, which concluded, among other things, that a complaint to the Press Council “can be an effective mechanism since the forbidden speech is removed from the public space”. Read more
Download Press Council flyers translated to languages of national minorities living in Serbia – Albanian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Hungarian, Romany, Romanian, Rusyn, Slovak… Read more
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