Identity theft! Hundred thousand ID cards remain valid after being reported as lost, criminal groups benefit

Over 268.000 ID cards or biometric passports reported to police as lost or stolen can still be used within the country in Albania for...

Mediabook

Propaganda

Have you ever felt like you were being manipulated to do something? You probably were. There is always the chance that it was all in your head, and you just felt like you were being used. But it is not unlikely...

Are Journalists Reporting – Or Publicising – Populism?

There are critical vulnerabilities in contemporary journalism practice that allow populist parties and their supporters to actively manipulate the press and subvert democratic processes....

A German company is responsible for the deletion of videos critical...

A German company had videos criticizing the Albanian government deleted from the Internet, in particular Facebook. As a reason it cites alleged copyright infringements....

Medialeaks

Identity theft! Hundred thousand ID cards remain valid after...

Over 268.000 ID cards or biometric passports reported to police as lost or stolen can still be used within...

AMA lacks authority over TVs, tolerates commercial content in...

In its surveillance of the media market, Audiovisual Media Authority (AMA) has failed to prevent the broadcasting of commercial...

The justice system in Albania unprepared for pedophilia: 98...

At least 98 persons who have committed sex crimes against children have regained freedom, but none of them has...

Multimedia

Journalism & Ethics

Last TV Shows Critical of Albanian Govt are Cancelled

The two shows, ‘The Unexposed Ones’ and ‘Krasta/A Show’, which were both aired by the News 24 channel and were known for criticising Prime...

The 5 Principles of Ethical Journalism

1. Truth and Accuracy Journalists cannot always guarantee ‘truth’, but getting the facts right is the cardinal principle of journalism. We should always strive for...

Younger Generations have created an Alternative Sociability that weakens the Public...

Survey results in the framework of ‘TikTok Corruption Albania’, a running project by Albanian Center MediaLook with the financial support of the Swiss Agency...

Coronavirus and the media in Albania

The first case of Covid-19 in Albania was confirmed on 8 March 2020. But even before that, at a time when the coronavirus epidemic...

Popular Blogging Site ‘Medium’ Blocked in Albania

The Albanian Audiovisual Media Authority (AMA) and the Electronic Communications Authority (AKEP) has allegedly asked internet service providers to block a number of sites...