Media and Shrinking Space in BiH: Silenced Alternative Voices

Media and Shrinking Space in BiH: Silenced Alternative Voices

05. Mar. 2018 by
Fondacija Heinrich Böll, Ured za Bosnu i Hercegovinu, Makedoniju i Albaniju
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The Heinrich Böll Foundation presents the study "Media and Shrinking Space in BiH: Silenced Alternative Voices" by the authors Prof. Dr. med. Lejla Turčilo and dr. Belma Buljubašić. The study is a continuation of last year's publication "Shrinking Spaces in the Western Balkans," which deals with the global phenomenon of shrinking space actors in civil society. In this issue, the authors focus on this phenomenon in relation to the media.

Table of contents:

METHODOLOGICAL AND CONCEPTUAL INTRODUCTION (goal, hypothesis, and
methods of research) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
Goal and Justification of the Research . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
Methodology of Research . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
SHRINKING SPACE IN BOSNIA-HERZEGOVINA (context and previous research) . . 9
MEDIA SCENE IN B&H (state and perspectives) . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
KEY FINDINGS FROM THE RESEARCH . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21
Legislation of the Media Sphere in Bosnia and Herzegovina . . . . . . . . 21
Political Pressures on Media and Journalists . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29
Economic Pressures on Media and the Advertising Industry . . . . . . . . . 36
Socio-economic Position of Journalists in B&H and
Journalistic (un)Solidarity in B&H Society . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44
Public Broadcasting Service in Bosnia and Herzegovina . . . . . . . . . . 49
The Role of the International Donors and Media Scene in B&H . . . . . . . . 56
Ethical Standards and Professional Journalism . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64
Media Literacy of the Public in B&H . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 70
CONCLUDING REMARKS AND RECOMMENDATIONS . . . . . . . . . . 77
SOURCES/LITERATURE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 87
APPENDIX . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 91
Field Research Questionnaire . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 91
Code Sheet for Interviews . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 96
ABSTRACT OF REVIEWS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 99
BIOGRAPHIES OF AUTHORS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 101

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