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The Association of European Journalists-Bulgaria (AEЙ-Bulgaria) organizes training on "Fact checking & News verification" together with the Google News Lab. The training will be held on 5th of March (Tuesday) in the hall of the French Institute in Bulgaria (3, “Petko R. Slaveikov” Square), Sofia. Special guest and trainer will be Marek Miller, a Google News Lab representative for Central and Eastern Europe.
The AEJ-Bulgaria Conference gathered leading media innovators from the region.
On July 4th, Bulgarian parliament adopted, on the first reading, some general amendments regarding media ownership with 92 votes in favour, 12 against and 28 abstentions. In February, the bill was submitted to parliament by four MPs from the Movement of Rights and Freedoms (MRF), among which was Delyan Peevski, media mogul, owner of several key medias in Bulgaria and numerous businesses.
On May 3, we mark the World Press Freedom Day. This occasion offers a good opportunity for us to consider the high price media processionals continue to pay.
An international conference gathered in Sofia leading journalists and experts who presented the first ever Bulgarian Guidebook on ethical reporting of children in media
The Association of European Journalists-Bulgaria (AEJ-Bulgaria) organizes two trainings on the topic Newsgathering & Digital Storytelling in cooperation with Google News Lab. They will take place on 17th of April (Tuesday) at JA Startup Hambar, 111 Tsarigradsko shose Blvd., Sofia Tech Park and are targeted at two separated groups - journalists (from 10:00 to 12:00h) and students (from 14:00 to 16:00h). A special guest and a trainer would be Daniel Rzasa, a Google News Lab Teaching Fellow for CEE.
Media freedom group AEJ-Bulgaria holds action in solidarity with media professionals detained by the government of Erdogan, demanding their immediate release.
The Association of European Journalists – Bulgaria (AEJ-Bulgaria) received the Journalists of the Year 2017 award during the 10th Human of the Year awards ceremony, organized by the Bulgarian Helsinki Committee.
The Association of European Journalists – Bulgaria (AEJ-Bulgaria) is deeply concerned about the attempts of state institutions to suppress the owners of media outlets that are critical of those in power.