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Serbian Media Claims Vučić Lashed Out Over Flag Issue; UN Denies Incident Occurred

Original article (in Serbian) was published on 24/5/2024; Author: Stefan Kosanović Prior to attending the United Nations General Assembly, where the Srebrenica Resolution was voted on, Serbian President Aleksandar Vučić was depicted by tabloids as a superhero embarking on a ‘challenging and difficult’ journey. Following the adoption of the Resolution, he wore the Serbian tricolor as […]

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Labeling Georgian Demonstrators as “Foreign Agents”

Original article (in Bosnian) was published on 21/5/2024; Author: Nerma Šehović For weeks, Georgia has been engulfed in protests motivated by the passage of the so-called “foreign agents” law. Regional media outlets have disseminated disinformation about these protests, labeling them as attempted coups or alleging they were orchestrated by Western powers and foreign agents. In recent […]

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SEE Check members participate in creating biggest fact-checking database for European Elections

SEE Check members Fake News Tragač, Faktograf, Raskrinkavanje.ba, Raskrinkavanje.me, Razkrinkavanje.si are collaborating in a project with the European Fact-Checking Standards Network (EFCSN) and a coalition of over 40 fact-checking organisations across Europe to create a comprehensive fact-checking database focused on the 2024 European Parliament Elections, supported by Google. This first-of-its-kind open database collects and categorizes […]

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The Law on “Foreign Agents” Has Not Yet Been Adopted in Republika Srpska

Original article (in B/H/S) was published on 15/5/2024; Author: Mladen Lakić While covering protests in Georgia against the proposed “foreign agents” law, a web portal mistakenly reported in its headline that such a law had already been adopted in Republika Srpska. On May 14, 2024, the Georgian parliament passed a law on “transparency of foreign influence”, […]

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US-Sanctioned TV Incorrectly Identifies the “Real Culprit” Behind Sanctions

Original article (in Bosnian) was published on 13/5/2024; Author: Nerma Šehović Alternative Television in Banja Luka has accused an opposition politician of “dictating” who should be included on the American blacklist. On April 20, 2024, the web portal of Alternative television published an article featuring the following title: Who is behind the sanctions and pressure on […]

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The Case of Murdered Serbian Girl Exposes Failures of the Media System. Again.

By: Maida Salkanović In the wake of the harrowing disappearance and tragic fate of a two-year-old girl in Bor, Serbia, the media’s handling of the case has sparked outrage and raised profound questions about journalistic ethics and accountability. On March 26, 2024, authorities announced that a two-year-old girl from Bor, Serbia, was missing. Media across […]

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Old Military Convoy Footage Misused for Fearmongering

Original article (in Bosnian) was published on 7/5/2024; Author: Nerma Šehović At the end of April, amidst current political tensions, old footage and news reports of military convoy movements in Bosnia and Herzegovina and the surrounding region were circulated on social networks. At the end of April, amid rising political tensions in Bosnia and Herzegovina, various […]

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UN Srebrenica Resolution Sparks New Wave of Genocide Denial in Media

Original article (in B/C/S) was published on 25/4/2024; Author: Mladen Lakić The announcement of a UN debate on a resolution to condemn genocide denial in Srebrenica and declare July 11 as an international day of remembrance sparked widespread media coverage in the region, much of which denied the classification of the crime. On April 17, 2024, […]

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Interior Ministry: Milorad Dodik’s Son Didn’t Apply for Croatian Citizenship

Original article (in Croatian) was published on 11/4/2024; Author: Ivica Kristović The Ministry of the Interior told Faktograf that the claims circulated by Nikola Kajkić, an independent candidate on the joint list of Most and the Croatian Sovereignists, were false. On April 8, Professor Goran Jurisic, co-founder and head of the Croatian Center for Research on […]

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No Countries Have Met EU Conditions Without Being Admitted

Original article (in Bosnian) was published on 15/3/2024; Author: Maida Salkanović In anticipation of the green light for opening accession talks between Bosnia and Herzegovina and the EU, some media outlets published incorrect information stating that there are countries which have met the membership criteria, but have not become members. At the session held on March […]