Since 1993, Internews has implemented innovative programs in Europe aimed at bringing conflicted societies together through various media projects. Currently, our work focuses on the Balkan states, where ethno-national politics continues to impede the free flow of information and foment prejudice and mistrust among people of varying backgrounds.

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  • Students from Moldova Learn to Dissect the News at a “Filter Information” Camp

    Monday, October 12, 2015

    Since Moldova became independent from the Soviet Union in 1991, the media environment there has slowly opened up. Media pluralism and locally produced media have increased in recent years. However, press freedoms are influenced by a sharp political divide. Media outlets are often used to advance business or political interests, according to a Freedom House report, and media outlets sometimes self-censor out of fear of defamation cases.

  • Shooting Together

    Monday, July 6, 2015

    (This story was originally posted on Medium)

    Twenty years after the Dayton Peace Accords, wounds still run deep in Bosnia and Herzegovina. People tell me constantly that even now, ethnicity plays a major role in everyday life.

    Divided schools are very real factors of life for many children across BiH, perpetuating a glaring lack of dialogue that has persisted since the end of the conflict.

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