TITLE

Where Western Perceptions Clash With Eastern European Realities

AUTHOR(S)
SULLIVAN, DREW
PUB. DATE
March 2011
SOURCE
Nieman Reports;Spring2011, Vol. 65 Issue 1, p41
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article examines the difficulty of practicing American journalism in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The author describes his work as an adviser in the Center for Investigative Reporting (CIN) in Sarajevo, and editor of the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP). The article explains the change of perception that Western journalists need to adopt when dealing with issues faced by fledgling democracies in Eastern Europe where most media owners and audiences lack independence or are beholden to the political elite.
ACCESSION #
60076572

 

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