It is important to distinguish anonymous portals from professional media.
The self-regulation system in BiH remains inefficient.
The majority of high schoolers are aware that the media sometimes fabricate content to increase popularity, research shows.
The goal of the monitoring was to analyse trends and adherence to professional standards in reports, especially those related to human rights issues, focusing on content related to migrants and the LGBT population.
Clickbait and sensationalism are mostly present on “unlicensed” portals contaminating the public online space in BiH.
After last year’s “post-truth”, “fake news” is the term of the year.