“If you gave me the choice to decide whether we should have a government without the press, or the press without a government, I wouldn't hesitate for a single moment to choose the latter.”
The role of local media in each community is of paramount importance. They should serve as a link between the local community and the public and act as means of communication between municipalities or cantons and their citizens.
“Journalists in both entities remain vulnerable to threats and hate speech, and several journalists have reported leaving the country because they feared for their safety.”
Balkan Diskurs and the Post-Conflict Research Center (PCRC) are proud to announce the start of a new research project entitled ‘’Real Voice of Journalism.’’
Control over mass media narratives gives media producers the capacity to influence what the public believes about what is happening in their localities and across the world.