“But maybe Europe should” peek into the bedrooms of Bulgarian “journalism”

22:55, 2 Oct 20
Spas Spasov

With a decision under it. 3 of its last meeting agenda, the Council of Ministers will propose to President Rumen Radev to issue a decree awarding the publisher of “Trud” newspaper Petyo Blaskov with the Order of St. St. Cyril and Methodius - necklace. According to a proposal made by the Minister of Culture, Blaskov should receive it "for his contribution to the development of contemporary Bulgarian journalism". Read more »

Jock Palfreeman’s short stick

22:50, 4 Oct 19
Spas Spasov

Stoyan Stoichkov was released from the Varna Prison on January 31 this year. This happened 5 years and 24 days before the expiration of the 17-year sentence imposed on him for comlicity in the murder of Bulgarian student Martin Borilski in Paris in 2000. Stoichkov’s early parole was ordered by the court a week earlier. A reference on the events preceding the release, provided by the Varna District Court, shows that the case was filed at the request of Stoichkov on December 27 last year. For unknown reasons, the court ruling, as well as the reasons for it, have not been published on the website of the District Court in Varna so far. Read more »

The time of the villains

22:42, 30 Sep 19
Spas Spasov

The atrocities often become visible suddenly and too late – only when they have treacherously revived the past. When they have replaced the present with it in order to deprive of sense any effort to move forward. This was done on Sunday by the Bulgarian National Television with the interview of the former Attorney General Nikola Filchev. Read more »

Dismantle this country!

22:30, 13 Sep 19
Spas Spasov

“We do all kinds of dismantling: of microphones, journalists, media”. Until today, this post on the Facebook profile of the fired from “Nova TV” Genka Shikerova sounded just as an ingenious metaphor. Today, at 6 o’clock in the morning, the dismantling became a fact. For five hours the radio signal of the program “Horizont” of […] Read more »