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Freedom of expression in Bulgaria is endangered by the new amendments...

On the 23rd of January 2019, the Bulgarian Parliament adopted amendments to the Law for Protection of Personal Data in its effort to comply with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). However, some particular amendments raise serious concerns among journalists, artists, writers, bloggers and scientists. Which the Association of European Journalists-Bulgaria addressed back in May, when the Bulgarian Data Protection Committee and the Ministry of Interior first presented the new bill.

The government should not turn a blind eye to the EU’s...

The European Commission (EC) has placed a special focus on the the Cooperation and Verification Mechanism (CVM) report concerning the state of the media environment in Bulgaria.

A revolution in journalism is possible. All depends on us

The AEJ-Bulgaria Conference gathered leading media innovators from the region.

UNICEF and Association of European Journalists join forces in the important...

An international conference gathered in Sofia leading journalists and experts who presented the first ever Bulgarian Guidebook on ethical reporting of children in media

Fake News and Disinformation Target Democratic Freedoms

The Association of European Journalists (AEJ) has prepared a position on countering the “fake news” phenomenon. This document is a result of a consultation with...

Position on the murder of investigative journalist Jan Kuciak and his...

This heinous crime was committed while he was pursuing investigative work to expose crimes of persons linked not only to the underworld, but also to the political elite of the country.

Report on the State of Journalism and Freedom of Speech in...

The Association of European Journalists –International is an official Observer in the Council of Europe's Media Steering Committee and every year the national sections have the obligation to present a report on the state of Journalism and Freedom of speech in their home countries. AEJ-Bulgaria monitors the media environment on regular basis by issuing critical positions and here we present the annual roundup of all infringements against freedom of expression.

Two million Bulgarians look for health-related information online

Close to two million Bulgarians look for health-related information online. According to data from the National Statistical Institute, 63% of all Bulgarians have access to the Internet and 45% of these use it to find information about medical specialists and other health-related matters.

AEJ-Bulgaria receives Journalists of the Year 2017 award

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.

Response to MEP Nikolay Barekov’s Comments about AEJ-Bulgaria

We are going to defend our rights in court, we would notify our international partners and address the European Commission and the European Parliament.