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Challenges of Journalism in Age of New Media Debated at VI South East Europe Media Forum in Budva, Montenegro
Vienna, 25 October 2012
 

“New media contribute to democracy and advance the quality of communication, but they cannot substitute professional journalism which provides credibility to public information,” veteran Slovenian broadcast journalist and manager Boris Bergant said in his concluding speech to the VI South East Europe Media Forum (SEEMF)... read more

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VI South East Europe Media Forum (SEEMF): Journalism, New Media and Social Networks, 22-23 October 2012, Budva/Becici, Montenegro
Vienna, 11 October 2012
 

The Vienna-based South East Europe Media Organisation (SEEMO), the Central European Initiative (CEI), Trieste, Italy, and Media Program South East Europe of the German Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) announce that the VI South East Europe Media Forum (SEEMF) will take place in Budva/Becici, Montenegro, from 22 to 23 October 2012. This year’s forum will analyse multifaceted challenges of journalism in the age of new media. Special panel discussions will be dedicated to social media and blogging, digital games as well as the use of new media to combat corruption... read more

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SEEMO III South, East and Central Europe Investigative Journalism Days to be Held in Chisinau, Moldova, on May 23-25, 2012
Vienna, 22 May 2012
 

The Vienna-based South East Europe Media Organisation (SEEMO), with the financial support of the Austrian Development Cooperation agency, and in cooperation with the European Association of Regional Television (CIRCOM) and the Chisinau-based daily Ziarul de Garda,   announces its annual conference dedicated to investigative reporting: The III South, East and Central Europe Investigative Journalism Days, to be held in Chisinau, Moldova, from May 23-25, 2012... read more

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SEEMO Issues Preview of Report on Bulgarian Media
Vienna, 26 April 2012
 

The Vienna-based South East Europe Media Organisation (SEEMO) conducted a mission to Sofia, Bulgaria, from April 1 to 4, 2012 in order to assess the latest media developments in the light of changed media ownership and reports of pressure on media. The delegation met Bulgaria’s deputy prime minister and minister of interior, Tzvetan Tzvetanov, as well as over 25 editors-in-chief, leading journalists, media experts and NGO representatives... read more

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SEEMO Releases Report on Media Situation in Kosovo
Vienna, 25 April  2012
 
The Vienna-based South East Europe Media Organisation (SEEMO), an affiliate of the International Press Institute (IPI), on Wednesday released its report on the media situation in Kosovo. A SEEMO-led press freedom mission delegation visited Pristina, Kosovo’s capital, from November 23 to 25 2011... read more
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SEEMO Delegation to Visit Bulgaria from 2-3 April 2012
Vienna, 29 March  2012
 

The Vienna-based South East Europe Media Organisation (SEEMO), an affiliate of the International Press Institute (IPI), will visit Bulgaria from 2 to 3 April 2012.

The purpose of the visit to is to acquire a better understanding of the media situation in the country. In recent years, SEEMO has received complaints regarding pressure on media outlets. In addition, as SEEMO has reported, there have been physical attacks on journalists and media property... read more

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SEEMO Releases Report on Media Situation in Montenegro
Vienna, 28 February  2012
 
The Vienna-based South East Europe Media Organisation (SEEMO), an affiliate of the International Press Institute (IPI), released on 28 February 2012 a report on the media situation in Montenegro. SEEMO conducted a press freedom mission to Podgorica, the country’s capital, from 8 to 10 November 2011... read more
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SEEMO To Inaugurate New Country-Specific Press Freedom Websites
Vienna, 27 February  2012
 
The Vienna-based South East Europe Media Organisation (SEEMO), an affiliate of the International Press Institute (IPI), will, in cooperation with different partners, expand a number of press freedom websites dedicated to monitoring media developments in specific countries. Currently, SEEMO runs websites on press freedom issues in Belarus, Hungary, Macedonia and Turkey... read more
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SEEMO Delegation to Visit Montenegro 8-10 November 2011
Vienna, 7 November 2011
 

The Vienna-based South East Europe Media Organisation (SEEMO), an affiliate of the International Press Institute (IPI), will visit Montenegro from 8 to 10 November 2011.

The purpose of the visit to is to acquire a better understanding of the media situation in the country. During the past years, SEEMO has received complaints regarding political and economic pressure on media outlets... read more

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V South East Europe Media Forum Media Pluralism and Media Business in South, East and Central Europe 2-3 November 2011, Belgrade Serbia
Vienna, 28 October 2011
 
The Vienna-based South East Europe Media Organisation (SEEMO), the Central European Initiative (CEI) from Trieste, Italy, and the Media Program South East Europe of Germany’s Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) are pleased to announce the V South East Europe Media Forum (SEEMF) in Belgrade, Serbia, from 2 to 3 November 2011. This year’s forum will analyse problems and perspectives of media pluralism, media market and business models in the region... read more
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SEEMO Announces Regional Conference on Media, Minorities and Diversity
Vienna 21 October 2011
 
The Vienna-based South East Europe Media Organisation (SEEMO, with the support of the Austrian Development Cooperation (ADA), and in cooperation with the Albanian Media Institute, will organise a SEEMO conference on how media in South, Central and Eastern Europe report on ethnic minorities, gender and sexual diversity issues, and religion. To be held in Tirana, Albania, from 24-26 October 2011, the conference will also include a special panel discussion dedicated to hate speech... read more
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SEEMO Delegation to Visit Skopje from 4-6 October
Vienna, 30 September 2011
 

The Vienna-based South East Europe Media Organisation (SEEMO), an affiliate of the International Press Institute (IPI), will visit the Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) from 4-6 October 2011.

The purpose of the visit to is to acquire a better understanding of the media situation in the country. During the past years, and especially since the beginning of 2011, SEEMO has received complaints regarding political and economic pressure on media outlets... read more

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SEEMO Announces 2nd South, Central and East Europe Investigative Journalism Days - 27-29 June 2011, Belgrade, Serbia
Vienna, 27 June 2011
 
The Vienna-based South East Europe Organisation (SEEMO), supported by the Austrian Cooperation Eastern Europe - Austrian Development Agency, and in cooperation with the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) Mission in Serbia, the International Press Institute (IPI) and the International News Safety Institute (INSI), announces its annual meeting of journalists dedicated to investigative journalism: The 2nd South, Central and East Europe Investigative Journalism Days... read more
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South East and Central Europe PR Organisation (SECEPRO) celebrates its First Conference in Ljubljana on 26 and 27 May 2011
Vienna, 20 May 2011
 
The first conference of the South East and Central Europe PR Organisation (SECEPRO) will take place in Ljubljana, Slovenia on 26 and 27 May 2011. It will focus on the Future of Public Relations and the Media Business, including PR Education and PR Networking.
 
SECEPRO is an independent, non-profit network of media experts and PR professionals in South, East and Central Europe... read more
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First Istanbul Media Days to Take Place from 16 to 20 May 2011
Vienna, 9 May 2011
 
The Istanbul Media Days is the first multidisciplinary media event designed for students, journalists and the public at large. From 2011 onwards, it will be held annually in Istanbul, Turkey. This event will address the diverse challenges facing contemporary media and provide a platform for debate and the exchange of experiences... read more
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SEEMO Announces its 2011 Activities Calendar: Conferences, Workshops, Media Freedom Missions, Publications and Awards
Vienna, 13 April 2011
 
The South and East Europe Media Organisation (SEEMO), a network of editors, media executives and leading journalists in South East and Central Europe and an affiliate of the International Press Institute (IPI), has announced its planned events and activities for 2011... read more
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SEEMO/IPI Press Freedom Mission to Croatia from 25-28 January 2011
Vienna, 25 January 2011
 
A delegation of the South and East Europe Media Organisation (SEEMO), including representatives from the International Press Institute (IPI), will begin a four-day Press Freedom Mission to Croatia on 25 January 2011... read more
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Joint SEEMO/IPI Fact-finding Mission to Hungary Held from 15-16 December 2010
Vienna, 20 December 2010
 
The International Press Institute (IPI) and its affiliate, the South and East Europe Media Organisation (SEEMO), held a press freedom fact-finding mission to Hungary on 15-16 December 2010.

The mission participants were: SEEMO Secretary General Oliver Vujovic, SEEMO Board Member Marta Palics, and IPI Press Freedom and Communications Manager Anthony Mills... read more
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Joint IPI/SEEMO Fact-finding Mission to Hungary To Be Held 15-16 December 2010
Vienna, 14 December 2010
 
The International Press Institute (IPI) and its affiliate, the South and East Europe Media Organisation (SEEMO), will hold a press freedom fact-finding mission to Hungary on 15-16 December 2010.

The mission participants will be: SEEMO Secretary General Oliver Vujovic, SEEMO Board Member Marta Palics, and IPI Press Freedom and Communications Manager Anthony Mills. They will be a meeting with a broad array of journalists and state officials... read more
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IV South East Europe Media Forum To Be Held from 2 - 3 December 2010 in Budapest, Hungary 
1 December 2010
 
The WAZ Media Group, Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation (KAS) and the South and East Europe Media Organisation (SEEMO), in cooperation with the Central European Initiative (CEI) and Access Info and together with local partners Pannon Lapok Tarsasaga, HVG, the Network for Reporting on Eastern Europe (N-Ost), Raiffeisen Bank International AG (RBI) and Fuggetlen Mediakozpont (Center for Independent Journalism) are pleased to announce the IV South East Europe Media Forum (SEE Media Forum), which will bring together media CEOs, editors-in-chief, leading investigative journalists, business professionals, governmental representatives, CEOs from companies active in South East and Central Europe and representatives of NGOs. The IV SEE Media Forum, centered around the topic "Access to Information - Sources for Investigative Journalists", is scheduled to take place from 2 - 3 December 2010 in Budapest, Hungary. Srgjan Kerim, President of the 62nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly and special envoy for political affairs of the WAZ Media Group will open the Forum... read more
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SEEMO ADA Conference, 14-16 September 2010 Vienna and other SEEMO Activities
Vienna, 22 July 2010
 
The South East Europe Media Organisation (SEEMO), a network of editors, media executives and leading journalists from South East and Central Europe is pleased to announce the DialogueConference Media in South East and Central Europe and EU: Hate Speech and Stereotypes in the Media, Role of Media in Conflicts and War, Professional Standards and Education of Journalists, which will be held in Vienna, Austria, from 14 - 16 September 2010... read more
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SEEMO / IPI Press Freedom Mission in Serbia from 1- 3 December 2009
Vienna, 30 November 2009
 
A delegation of representatives from the South East European Media Organisation (SEEMO) and the International Press Institute (IPI), along with delegates from the office of the OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media, will begin a three-day press freedom mission in Serbia on 1 December 2009... read more
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SEEMO Announces New Board President, Offers Support to Detained Iranian Blogger
Vienna, 13 November 2009
 
SEEMO is glad to announce that during the SEEMO Board Meeting Boris Bergant, former European Broadcasting Union (EBU) President and former Deputy Director of RTV Slovenia, was elected as the new President of the SEEMO Board... read more
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Upcoming SEEMO Events and Publications
Vienna, 23 September 2008
 
The Vienna-based South East Europe Media Organisation (SEEMO), a network of editors, media executives and leading journalists from South East Europe and an affiliate of the International Press Institute (IPI), would like to announce the following upcoming SEEMO events and publications... read more
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Dialogue Between Editors-in-Chief and Media Executives from Croatia and Serbia
Vienna, 19 October 2003
 
The Vienna based The South East Europe Media Organisation (SEEMO), an affiliate of the International Press Institute (IPI), is pleased to announce the meeting of editors-in-chief and media executives from Croatia and Serbia, to be held in Opatija, Croatia, from 21-23 October 2003... read more
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SEEMO Dialogue South East Europe
Vienna, 14 July 2003
 
SEEMO would like to release information about the three very successful "Dialogue Conferences" it organised in the first half of 2003, which were sponsored by the Austrian Federal Ministry for Foreign Affairs:... read more
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SEEMO Announces Media Award for Better Understanding
Vienna, 25 September 2001
 
The South East Europe Media Organisation (SEEMO) is pleased to announce the SEEMO Award for Better Understanding... read more
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SEEMO and Journalists from the Balkan region request greater freedom of movement
Vienna, 17 October 2001
 
At the conference on "Borders and Minorities in Balkans", held on 6 October 2001 in Thessaloniki, under the auspices of the Greek newspaper "Makedonia", several important recommendations have been adopted, which were presented to the governments of the Balkan region and supported by SEEMO... read more
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Press freedom:

SEEMO concerned at the growing number of press freedom violations in South East Europe
SEEMO alarmed at growing number of press freedom violations in South East Europe
SEEMO welcomes Serbia commission to investigate journalist murders
SEEMO concerned at arrest of Croatia journalist
SEEMO urges Serbia mayor to drop lawsuit against newspaper

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The South East Europe Media Organisation * Südosteuropäische Medienorganisation * Медијска организација Југоисточне Европе * Medijska organizacija Jugoistočne Europe
Medijska organizacija Jugoistočne Evrope * Organizata mediale e Evropës Juglindore * Medijska organizacija za Jugovzhodno Evropo
Медиумската организација на југоисточна Европа * Organizzazione dei Media del Sud-Est Europa *
l’Organisation des médias du Sud Est de l’Europe
Délkelet-európai Médiaszervezet * Organizácia médií juhovýchodnej Európy * Organizace medií jihovýchodní Evropy * Kaakkois-Euroopan maiden mediajarjesto
Медийна организация за югоизточна Европа * Media Organisatie voor Zuid Oost Europa * Organización de Medios de Comunicación del Sureste Europeo
Dimosiografikos Organismos Notioanatolikis Evropis (Δημοσιογραφικός Οργανισμός Νοτιοανατολικής Ευρώπης) * Медиа Организация Юго-Восточной Европы
Медiа Органiзацiя Пiвденно-Схiдно Європи * Organizacja Medii Poludniowo-Wschodniej Europy * Cənubi-Şərqi Avropa üzrə Media Təşkilatının
Den sydøsteuropæiske medieorganisation * ארגון המדיה הדרום-מזרח אירופי * दक्षिण पूर्वी यूरोप मीडिया संगठन * Güneydoğu Avrupa Medya Örgütü
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