The Association of European Journalists-Bulgaria is executing the project “Mediator: A Bridge between Ethical Journalism and Society” with the financial support of America for Bulgaria Foundation. The project will address issues such as regular violations of the Media Code of Ethics, pressures on individual journalists and the media as well as opaque media ownership.
In the year 2017, two studies will be carried out, namely the study of ethical disorders: instigation of anxiety, fear, dramatization, intensification of the affliction of relatives; spreading rumors (unverified information). In addition to the online poll, in collaboration with the Media Democracy Foundation, 30 interviews with journalists from across the country aimed at enhancing economic conditions in the media sector.
A series of meetings and debates for journalists, trainings, a major conference on the topic of the journalism world, preparation and publication of media analyses, etc., are planned. The implementation period of the project is December 2016 – December 2018.
More information can be found ABF.