O Mediacentru / Saopštenja

Journalists from Moldavia in a study visit to Bosnia and Herzegovina

From 19th to 24th June 2006, the Mediacentar Sarajevo will host nine Moldavian journalists coming from the region Transnistria in the Republic of Moldavia. The Moldavian journalists will visit BiH Press Council and will get an insight into the activities of this Council. Within this visit to Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Moldavian journalists will visit the Public Broadcast Service, the independent magazine ‘BH Dani’, the Association of BH journalists, ‘Nezavisne novine’ from Banjaluka, the Television of the Republika Srpska, and the Helsinki Committee of Human Rights.

During their visit, the Moldavian journalists will gain an insight into the ways in which BH media have fostered the process of mutual cooperation, understanding and communication. The journalists will also get to know the overall status of BH media in terms of hate speech and the ways in which the media in Bosnia an Herzegovina report on 3 main ethnic communities living in this country.
This study visit to Bosnia and Herzegovina will result in the Moldavian journalists publishing in their individual media outlets newspaper articles on insights gained related to conflict resolution.
The organizers of the study visit of the Moldavian journalists to Bosnia and Herzegovina are The Independent Journalism Center, Chisianu and the NetNovinar-Centre for investigative reporting and media education (of the Mediacentar Sarajevo and the Center for investigative journalism, Zagreb).