In this episode of we're delving into a topic that holds immense significance in the region: independent media in the Balkans. Joining me to discuss this is seasoned journalist, media analyst, and Balkans expert, Bojan Stojkovski.
Bojan and I embark on a thought-provoking journey through the complex landscape of media independence in the Balkans. We delve deep into the challenges, triumphs, and unique circumstances that shape the media environment in this diverse and historically rich region.
Bojan, who has spent years closely observing and reporting on media trends, begins by shedding light on the historical context that has contributed to the media landscape we see today. From the remnants of state-controlled media during the era of communism to the struggles faced during the Yugoslav Wars, Bojan paints a vivid picture of how the Balkan media sphere has evolved over the years.
But what truly captures our attention is the exploration of independent media outlets that have emerged agains…