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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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Is it Possible for Anyone in the 21st Century to Hold the Title of Samurai?

Original article (in Serbian) was published on 18/5/2024; Author: Ivan Subotić “It is impossible to become a samurai in the 21st century”, a reader wrote to us and brought attention to an article published by Nova about a man who is supposedly “the only one in the Balkans who holds the title of samurai”. The man […]

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Novosti and RT Balkan Faux Concern Over Democracy in Ukraine

Original article (in Serbian) was published on 21/5/2024; Author: Marija Vučić “Kyiv is officially ruled by a usurper”—this is the narrative propagated by Russian and pro-Russian media across Europe and in Serbia. The web portal RT Balkan has been questioning the legitimacy of Volodymyr Zelensky as president, citing the expiration of his mandate on May 21 […]

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Eeny, Meeny, Miny, Moe

Original article (in Serbian) was published on 24/4/2024; Author: Marija Zemunović A tweet claimed that the children’s counting-out rhyme “Eeny, meeny, miny, moe” (“En-ten-tini”) is actually of Vedic origin. “Is there any nation in the whole wide world, apart from the Serbian-Resan, whose children remember the ancient Vedic-Aryan counting-out rhyme, perhaps over 15,000 years old?”, explains […]

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Meteorologist Todorovic to Sputnik: “Temperature Changes and CO2 Impact Are Negligible”

Original article (in Serbian) was published on 6/5/2024; Author: Teodora Koledin At the end of April, meteorologist Nedeljko Todorovic appeared as a guest on the podcast “Energija Sputnjika“. Known for his strong climate skepticism, Todorovic frequently features in the media despite his controversial views. In this episode, he discussed temperature variations on both global and local […]

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Web Portals Claim: “Climate Change is a Myth; Depopulation is the Agenda of the Powerful”

Original article (in Serbian) was published on 15/5/2024; Author: Marija Vučić Recently, British climate scientist Bill McGuire has become the focus of global criticism on Twitter for his statement that a major deadly pandemic is the only quick way to halve the emission of harmful gases. Many have interpreted his comments as advocating for mass depopulation […]

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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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Facial Recognition Technology Brings Negative Impacts on Civil Liberties and Human Rights

Original article (in Croatian) was published on 6/5/2024; Author: Melita Vrsaljko China leads in surveillance, but the practice is also expanding in neighboring regions. In Serbia, over a thousand cameras have been installed across 600 locations. Citizens worldwide are increasingly being monitored, and dystopian scenes of surveillance cameras connected to software for facial recognition and biometric […]

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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 […]