The police storm the Greek Radio and TV building

Using tear gas, the Greek police stormed the building of ERT – Greek National Radio and TV – in Athens, which was under the control of protestors. Two of the media’s former employees and two trade union ... More


Sofia hosts Ninth World Meeting of Bulgarian Mass Media

The National Archeological Museum in Sofia plays host to the Ninth world meeting of Bulgarian mass media. This edition of the forum brought together a record high number of participants. Prominent public figures, intellectuals ... More


Greek media group Antenna expands Serbia cable

Antenna Group, a Greek media company, plans to add as many as five cable channels in Serbia over the next 12 months, Chief Executive Officer Theodoros Kyriakou said. Antenna, which acquired its first Serbian channel in 2009, ... More


Balkanleaks release classified Belene NPP Docs

According to US journalist Andy Greenberg, Balkanleaks are WikiLeaks' most successful copycat. File photo Bulgarian whistle-blowing site Balkanleaks has published the classified documents about the now-notorious project to build ... More


Croatia's only business TV channel ends broadcasts

Croatia's only business TV channel, Kapital Network, has stopped broadcasting after being stripped of its licence. The specialised channel had its licence withdrawn at the end of September 2012 following a decision by the ... More


Novinite Launches News Site in Russian

The homepage of Novinite.ru is a news site about Bulgaria in Russian created by the Team of Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency) – Bulgaria's largest English-language media – and Novinite.bg – a Bulgarian-language ... More


Alpha Bank Expected to Sell Seized Bulgarian Media Group

The Bulgarian unit of Greece's Alpha Bank, which last week surprisingly seized control of Economedia, the second largest publishing group in the country, will seek to sell the company in the near future, the media owners ... More


Zagreb Film Festival starting on Sunday evening

The 10th edition of the Zagreb Film Festival will begin with the screening of "The Last Elvis" directed by Armando Bo at 2000 hrs Sunday in the Europa cinema. The festival will run through to 21 October at several venues in ... More


Croatian web portal on EU funds launched

The private firm EU Projekti held a press conference in Zagreb on Wednesday to present its web portal EU Projekti Info, the first Croatian and regional portal on European Union funds which brings in one place all the most ... More


EFJ calls for investigation into sale of Politika

The European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) joined journalists' associations from Serbia and Germany in their criticism of “a total lack of transparency” in the sale of German WAZ Media Group's 50 percent stake in ... More


18th SARAJEVO FILM FESTIVAL ends

18th Sarajevo Film Festival officially ended with awarding ceremony of ''Heart of Sarajevo'' at National Theater in presence of great number of guests last night. "Heart of Sarajevo'' for best film went to ''Everybody in Our ... More


Tanjug Director: Media continue to face hard times

Tanjug News Agency Director Branka Djukic said in Moscow on Friday that the world media, especially the ones in transition countries like Serbia, continue to face hard times due to the economic crisis, which has not only led to ... More


Jolie attends Croatian premiere of 'In the Land of Blood and Honey'

Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie said in Zagreb on Friday she was glad the world would find out through her film "In the Land of Blood and Honey" more about this region, which she said had gone through the horrors of war, because ... More


“A Name is a Name” documentary to be screened at Global Wake Up Film Festival in Chicago

"A Name is a Name" documentary about Macedonia and the Macedonian people will be screened Saturday in Chicago in the frames of the Global Wake Up Film Festival, organised by the United Nations Association of Chicago. "A Name ... More


Companies from Germany and Finland interested in buying Radio 101

Berlin radio station "Impossible ergessus" is interested in buying a share in Croatian Radio 101 from capital Zagreb. Radio 101 is actually undergoing insolvency proceedings and the company manager Maroje Stjepovic confirmed ... More


Todor Batkov sells 34% of Bulgarian newspaper Standart to GM Press

Bulgarian businessman Todor Batkov has sold 34 per cent of its stake in media group Standart News, the publisher of mass-circulation newspaper Standart, to local company GM Press, Trade Registry data shows. Among the owners of ... More


Turkish soap operas gain popularity in Bulgaria

A total of 27 Turkish TV series are currently shown on Bulgarian TV channels and their popularity remains high. Turkey has sold 70 different TV series to a total of 39 different countries so far. Turkish soap operas are ... More


Good times for Bulgaria's online ad market -

Bulgaria's online advertising market is expected to register two consecutive years of growth, increasing 10% in 2010 and 15% in 2011, Lyubomir Lekov, founder of Bulgarian business news outfit Investor.bg, told a press conference ... More


Mediaset Italia television, part of the Mediaset group controlled by Berlusconi will be launched in Romania

Mediaset Italia television, part of the Italian Mediaset group, controlled by Silvio Berlusconi wil be launched in Romania, Anda Manza, Senior Sales Manager at Chello Netoworks, the company that owns distribution rights, ... More


Oglivy wins RBB ad race

Raiffeisenbank Bulgaria picked Oglivy its new advertising agency in a competition held in December 2009. Statistics by local people meter company TNS/TV Plan show the bank pumped BGN 4.175 million in TV commercials plus a further ... More