Oct 8, 2018 ... The European Commission urged Bulgaria on Monday to conduct a ... press freedom index this year, lower than any other EU member. ... She said the regional current affairs show, “Detector”, would do ... TV journalist Viktoria Marinova was murdered in Ruse, Bulgaria ... Ruse Media/Bulphoto via Reuters.


Feb 27, 2019 ... Setting up a new . ... Prague ranked seventh out of 281 regions in the European Union in ... Regional GDP per capita, expressed in purchasing power standards, ranged from 31 percent of the EU average in the Northwest region of Bulgaria to .... TV is a brand of PTV Media s.r.o. (c) 2019 All rights reserved.


Oct 7, 2018 ... News. Bulgarian broadcast journalist raped and murdered. The TV journalist .... to her head and suffocation, regional prosecutor Georgy Georgiev said. ... and Co -operation in Europe's (OSCE) media freedom representative, ...


Oct 8, 2018 ... Still, some European Union lawmakers and press freedom advocates ... a representative for media freedom at the Organization for Security and ... at a time when a new brand of professed populist leaders in the region have ...


In this vein, television in Eastern Europe has perhaps been the most ... Given the paucity of research on the development of television in Bulgaria, this study provides ... body of media and cultural studies scholarship from the wider region. ... The first trial broadcast from the new transmitter is completed on 1 November 1959.


Oct 8, 2018 ... Bulgarian media outlets reported Monday that the park where Marinova was ... Marinova, a former lifestyle journalist, was a television presenter for TVN, ... misuse of public E.U. funds by a network of corporations in the region. ... in its annual world press freedom index, the lowest in the European Union.


Sep 14, 2018 ... It explores Russia's corporate presence and influence in the media sectors ... Euromaidan Press wants to draw your attention to Russia-influenced media ... overall Russian influence on the media sectors of Bulgaria, Ukraine, .... within the Central and Eastern European region or within Europe as a whole.


Judicial independence, corruption and media freedom–issues that strain relations ... In a positive step, a new law on the judiciary was passed mid-year, bringing some .... initiated by the highly popular Bulgarian TV personality Slavi Trifonov. .... with the support of EU regional funds to help foster local development initiatives.


Oct 8, 2018 ... The International and European Federations of Journalists (IFJ-EFJ) are deeply ... a 30-year-old Bulgarian journalist working for regional TV channel TVN. She is ... BG, AFP press release | Journalist Viktoria Marinova, killed in the north of ... According to local media reports, her body was found in an area of ...