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MediaLook është një “media watchdog” dhe një “zë” alternativ për profesionistët e komunikimit, teknologjisë, gazetarisë dhe botës akademike. Qëllimi ynë është qasja kritike ndaj “pushtetit të katërt” si industri, ofertës gazetareske, raportit me tre pushtetet e tjera si dhe të ofrojë analiza mbi sfidat e medias përballë revolucionit të sotëm teknologjik.

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 Minister Edi Rama, will not be broadcast in the new...

Concerns Mount Over Proposed Albanian Media Law

This story originated in VOA's Albanian Service.  TIRANA, ALBANIA - Press freedom advocates and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) in Albania are fighting a government-proposed defamation law that, critics say, would grant...

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 accuracy, give all the relevant facts we have and ensure...

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. Journalists need to be aware and respond to these. Populism is...

Emergency COVID-19 measures must not be used to roll back media freedom

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom, today urged governments worldwide to recognize the crucial role of independent news media in the coronavirus...

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

A German company had videos criticizing the Albanian government deleted from the Internet, in particular Facebook. As a reason it cites alleged copyright infringements. Independent media and activists are also affected. They make serious...

Albanian PM orders website to register by Monday

The “anti-slander” package proposed by the Albanian PM Edi Rama which will start with the legalization of news websites on the internet has triggered sharp criticisms of media professionals and journalists’ association. It is largely...

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 still appeared to be confined to China, the Albanian media...

Albania Anti-Defamation Laws Condemned as ‘Censorship Package’

Ten human rights organisations in Albania on Friday denounced the Prime Minister’s initiative to “regulate the online media”, calling it “a censorship package”. The Albanian Center for Quality Journalism, MediaLook, the Albanian Institute of Science,...

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 including global blogging site Medium. IMAlbania published an AMA request to...