Greens: Bulgarian media mogul ‘the kind of people we are fighting against’

By |april 30th, 2019|ALDE, Benedek Jávor, Delyan Peevski, European elections 2019, media freedom, Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS), News, Philippe Lamberts, Viktor Orbán|

Ahead of the World Press Freedom day, the European Greens presented on Tuesday (30 April) proposals for how to guarantee media freedom in Europe. The real question, however, will be how to deal with 'rogue elements' from inside the EU institutions.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Greens: Bulgarian media mogul ‘the kind of people we are fighting against’

Bulgarian PM destabilised by revelations about hidden political alliance

By |februar 20th, 2019|Ahmed Dogan, Boyko Borissov, BSP, Bulgarian elections, Delyan Peevski, DPS, European elections 2019, GERB, News, United Patriots|

In Bulgaria, the European elections are seen as a test for Prime Minister Boyko Borissov, at a time when his conservative GERB party are polling neck-and-neck with the socialists. Krassen Nikolov tells the inside story for EUelectionsBulgaria.com.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Bulgarian PM destabilised by revelations about hidden political alliance

MEPs ask Commission to get its act together on media freedom

By |maj 4th, 2018|Barbara Spinelli, Delyan Peevski, European Parliament, Jean-Claude Juncker, Mariya Gabriel, News, press freedom, World Press Freedom index|

The European Parliament on Thursday (3 May) gave an overwhelming majority to a resolution asking the European Commission to play a much bigger role in opposing attempts by member states to limit media freedom and pluralism.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za MEPs ask Commission to get its act together on media freedom

Bulgaria is last on media freedom in EU and in the Balkans

By |april 25th, 2018|Boyko Borissov, Bulgaria, corruption, Delyan Peevski, EU enlargement, media monopoly, News, press freedom, Sergei Stanishev, Western Balkans, Western Balkans summit, World Press Freedom index|

Bulgaria, which currently holds the rotating EU Presidency, ranks last among all EU countries in terms of media freedom. It is also the worst in the Western Balkans, a region Sofia hopes to bring closer to the EU.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Bulgaria is last on media freedom in EU and in the Balkans

Reporters face obstacle run in corruption-hit Bulgaria

By |februar 23rd, 2018|Boyko Borissov, Bulgaria, Bulgarian Presidency, Delyan Peevski, media freedom, News, press freedom|

Cartoonist Hristo Komarnitski and his colleagues had no illusions: launching a satirical journal was always going to be tricky in Bulgaria, new holder of the EU presidency but also ranked as the bloc's worst press freedom violator.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Reporters face obstacle run in corruption-hit Bulgaria

Borissov gets preview of the perfect storm

By |februar 16th, 2018|Boyko Borissov, BSP, Bulgarian Presidency, Delyan Peevski, ecologists, GERB, Istanbul Convention, News, Russia, Ska Keller, socialists, United Patriots, Vladimir Putin|

In just one day, Bulgarian PM Boyko Borissov, whose country holds the rotating presidency of the Council of the EU, has embroiled himself in a spat with the country's president, been offered Russian citizenship and seen some of his projects crumble in ...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Borissov gets preview of the perfect storm

Press freedom in Bulgaria under attack ahead of EU Presidency

By |december 13th, 2017|Boyko Borissov, Bulgarian Presidency, Delyan Peevski, mafia, media freedom, monopoly, News, press freedom|

Bulgarian opposition parties exposed on Tuesday (12 December) what they see as an attempt to silence and close down media considered unfriendly to the government of Boyko Borissov. Bulgaria will take over the rotating Presidency of the Council of the E...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Press freedom in Bulgaria under attack ahead of EU Presidency