Improving legal and other mechanisms protecting journalists and free media
This project has two major goals: to provide legal protection to independent media, thereby diminishing the power of groups which try to misuse the media to achieve their political ends or advance other interests; and to promote ethical and professional standards in journalism.
Our partner, Local Press was founded in 1995 with the aim of coordinating and supporting development of local and regional media in Serbia and Montenegro. Local Press Legal department started with the support of Civil Rights Defenders in 2004. It provides legal assistance and training to a broad range of local media and journalists.News.
Tags: Local Press Association and Violence against journalists.