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Allegations of the Russian Ministry about 600 killed Ukrainians were presented as facts

Original article (in Bosnian) was published on 16/01/2023 Several media reported that 600 members of the Ukrainian army were killed at the beginning of the year, stating that the source is the Russian Ministry of Defense, but without any indication that these are unconfirmed allegations that the Ukrainian side disputes. On January 8, 2023, the […]

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What did the children from Pancevo chant at the game in Sarajevo?

Original article (in Bosnian) was published on 17/01/2023 The claim that children from Serbia sang “Who says that, who lies that Serbia is small” at a sports tournament held in Sarajevo became viral on social networks, but it is not true. On January 15, 2023, the Facebook profile of Alickovic Nihad posted a status claiming […]

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No, there is no “Serbian Gospel from the fifth century” in the National Museum of Ireland

Original article (in Serbian) was published on 09/01/2023 Web portal Balkan press recently published an article entitled “In Ireland, there is a ‘Serbian Gospel’ written at the end of the 5th century – in Serbian!”, with the claim that these “four Gospels” are kept in the National Museum of Ireland in Dublin. We decided to […]

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Translating “The Washington Post” with Osmanagic-translate

Original article (in Serbian) was published on 05/01/2023 Post exposed the cult – New video by Dr. Semir Osmanagic (VIDEO)”. In the accompanying video, Bosnian entrepreneur and pseudo-archaeologist Osmanagic “translates” the text of professor Marty Makary, in which he proves with scientific arguments that the immunity of the unvaccinated, after a mild infection with Covid, […]

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“Like parents, like children”: misinterpretations of the inheritance of traits

Original article (in Serbian) was published on 16/01/2023 The internet web portal N1 published a text entitled Traits that children exclusively inherit from their fathers, in which several incorrect or exaggerated claims are made about the genetic inheritance of traits. The text was shared from Index.hr which translated it from the website “Family education”. On […]

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TikTok conspiracy theories: Unsubstantiated claims that paedophiles are behind the Amber Alert system

Original article (in Serbian) was published on 13/01/2023 In the last few days, a video from the TV appearance of the famous conspiracy theorist Sasa Borojevic has gone viral on TikTok, in which he says that he is against the introduction of the Amber Alert system for quickly notifying citizens about missing children because paedophiles […]

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Vucic prevented the Third World War? Propaganda.

Original article (in Serbian) was published on 12/01/2023 Today, numerous pro-regime web portals have shared parts of the text of the Israeli newspaper Jerusalem Post, in which it is claimed that Aleksandar Vucic managed to prevent, no less, than the Third World War with his “efforts to maintain stability in the Balkans” during the crisis […]

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Vucicevic and Pink’s presenter are convincing citizens that things are better in Serbia than in the EU 

Original article (in Serbian) was published on 11/01/2023 For months, domestic propagandists have been using the energy crisis in Europe to convince citizens that practically nowhere is like in Serbia – in the EU, energy prices rise and prices jump, while in our country everything is under control. One of the freshest examples of a […]

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Recommendations of civil society for tackling information disorder in the Balkans

Information disorder is a joint term covering disinformation and other types of manipulation that may have a harmful effect.  Representatives of Western Balkans 6 civil society have discussed this problem within the Civil society forum which follows the Berlin process, organized by Südosteuropa-Gesellschaft and Aspen Institute Germany.  Several members of the SEE Check network participated […]

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Messages from the EU presented as “justification for terror”

Original article (in Montenegrin) was published on 14/12/2022 Social and political tensions in the region are additionally “fueled” by politically-coloured media reporting, making the stabilisation of “neighbourly” relations even more difficult. On 9 December, the In4s web portal, reporting on the events in the north of Kosovo and Metohija that occupied the attention of the […]