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    • Tip-hungry journalists and Bulgaria's 111th position on the World Press Freedom Index

      Tip-hungry journalists and Bulgaria's 111th position on the World Press Freedom Index

      How much does the conscience of a journalist cost? Everything and nothing. Because it is not for sale. Of course, if we are talking about good conscience, and if it is the conscience of a journalist. However, a breed of tip-hungry species have multiplied themselves in the guild (the comparison was drawn by a certain high-paid sample of that same breed, who decided to pose herself as a taxi driver). These people can no longer be qualified as journalists and their conscience is quite elastic. Because they have sold off both their conscience and their profession.

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    • Pardew article written under Prokopiev’s carbon copy

      Pardew article written under Prokopiev’s carbon copy

      Whatever anyone tells you, just know that they are talking about money. This advice by the American novelist, screenplay writer, essayist and Nobel laureate for literature John Steinbeck is the best description for the opinion piece authored by former US ambassador to Sofia James Pardew for The Hill and entitled “Trump and Bulgaria: Attacks on free media damage democracy”.

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    • Prokopiev’s NGO stumbled over Peevski Act

      Prokopiev’s NGO stumbled over Peevski Act

      The Association of European Journalists-Bulgaria (AEJ) has furnished an ostensive proof that its opinion may change not on the basis of principles but to accommodate the wishes of its mentors. Hours after bivol.bg, the site linked with the Kremlin’s propaganda machine, and five other internet sites complained of the texts in the Peevski Act aimed at shedding light on the medias’ property their complaint was supported by the AEJ-Bulgaria.

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    • Hundreds of newspapers unite against Trump

      Hundreds of newspapers unite against Trump

      More than 350 news outlets have devoted print space to to defend the role of a free press and counter President Trump's ongoing attacks on the news media as part of a coordinated defence campaign. The project spearheaded by The Boston Globe had pledged to write an editorial "on the dangers of the administration's assault on the press" on 16 August, and asked others to do the same. It had made the call last week, using the hashtag #EnemyOfNone.

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    • Journalists protest against paying to cover EU summits

      Journalists protest against paying to cover EU summits

      Brussels-based journalists covering the EU have complained that Belgium is breaching media freedom after being told they will have to pay €50 to cover the EU summits, news wires reported. They were joined in their protests on Wednesday by the Commission and the Council, which urged their Belgian government hosts to reconsider the new law.

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