“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 »

AEJ expresses urgent concerns about threat of prison term against Bulgarian media owner for voicing ‘opinions

12:04, 26 Jun 20
Za Istinata

The international Association of European Journalists is urgently concerned about the questionable conduct of legal proceedings in a court case against Bulgarian media owner and businessman Ivo Prokopiev. The case relates to the privatisation of a state-owned power distribution company in 2011 and could lead to a criminal conviction and to Mr Prokopiev being sentenced to a prison sentence on unsound and tenuous grounds. Read more »

Freedom of expression in Bulgaria is endangered by the new amendments of the Law for Protection of Personal Data

13:40, 25 Jan 19
Za Istinata

On the 23rd of January 2019, the Bulgarian Parliament adopted amendments to the Law for Protection of Personal Data in its effort to comply with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). However, some particular amendments raise serious concerns among journalists, artists, writers, bloggers and scientists. Which the Association of European Journalists-Bulgaria addressed back in […] Read more »