Dnevnik

    • Prokopiev shows how his media “weapons” work

      Prokopiev shows how his media “weapons” work

      On 26 June, Friday, the media “weapons” of the oligarch-publisher Ivo Prokopiev showed their understanding of the freedom of speech. After they spent the entire morning deleting the critical comments below the articles in favor of their boss awaiting conviction on Sunday, aiming only the troll's admiration for the indicted businessman to remain in Dnevnik website, in the afternoon the website administrators received new instructions and forbade all opinions. Thus, the “weapon” website spat on the freedom of speech and showed that only the oligarch’s opinion and his talking points matter.

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    • Truly terrified of the fear (of Delyan  Peevski)

      Truly terrified of the fear (of Delyan Peevski)

      To be truly terrified of the fear. If you don't believe - just take a look at the publications of Ivo Prokopiev and his fellows - those "honest" privatisers, who turned for one night from shabby fellows - keen on power in their nature into (multi) millionaires by means of the stolen state money and with the blessing of their father figure, namely the former PM Ivan Kostov.

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    • Prokopiev’s mainstream lives up to Stalin’s legacy

      Prokopiev’s mainstream lives up to Stalin’s legacy

      Stalin may have been dead for nearly 70 years now but his pernicious legacy is still living. The proof to that are his eminent followers in Bulgaria who under socialism were sitting pretty at the communist nomenclatura feeding rack and after the onset of democracy changed into expensive suits, put on white collars, privatised for cents on the dollar whatever they could get hold of and with the plundered money purchased their own media to have a chance to go on privatising.

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    • Journalism for private consumption

      Journalism for private consumption

      Promoting democratic values and institutions. Bringing honest and objective news to the people. Producing independent and neutral journalism. Those were the three pillars Radio Free Europe identified in its mission statement at the end of 2018 as it announced it was resuming its news service in Bulgaria in the form of an online outlet.

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    • Under quarantine attacks against Peevski don’t stop

      Under quarantine attacks against Peevski don’t stop

      In the hard days, when the state has mobilised all its resources to prevent the spread of coronavirus pandemic in Bulgaria the oligarchs who are lousy with money crawled out to defend their private interests. The peak cynicism is that some of the wealthiest people in Bulgaria not only refuse to take part in the battle against coronavirus but discredit the efforts of others along these lines.

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    • Prokopiev’s mainstream machine takes money to promote EU and NATO values, spews pro-Russian propaganda instead

      Prokopiev’s mainstream machine takes money to promote EU and NATO values, spews pro-Russian propaganda instead

      The main cogs of the mainstream media controlled by indicted oligarch Ivo Prokopiev have received millions of dollars in grants and other funding to promote EU and NATO values espoused by Bulgaria, fundamental among which is the rule of law. Instead, they are peddling the talking points spread by Prokopiev and his cronies – other oligarchs on trial or with charges brought up against them – by inundating the public consciousness with manipulations against any attempt of the state to bring a certain group of people who have defrauded the Bulgarian citizens to justice. And with outright pro-Russian propaganda.

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    • Blabbermouth Kutev lashes out at Peevski

      Blabbermouth Kutev lashes out at Peevski

      There are useful and useless people in the opposition. Left-wing MP Anton Kutev does not fall in the first category. He is something like a reformer, something like an internal oppositionist, to put it bluntly – something like nothing. Nevertheless his presence in the public space is all-pervasive. Nothing bad in it, if the man has a penchant for public performance and his fellow party men encourage him in compromising them along with himself.

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