Tag: avmu
Macedonia 13.08.19 | 22:59

MAN association of journalists, AVMU media regulator call on Zaev to withdraw his threat against a critical journalist

The Macedonian Association of Journalist (MAN) called on Zoran Zaev to apologize for the threatening statement he made about journalist Branko Geroski, who was instrumental in publishing the initial reports about the major corruption scandal which is dragging down the Government. In a shocking statement...

Macedonia 02.07.19 | 15:49

Media regulator AVMU condemns Raskovski’s threat of lawsuits against journalists

Macedonia’s media regulator AVMU condemned the threat with law suits issued by Dragi Raskovski, the Government Secretary General, against media outlets who reported on the corruption allegations raised against him. Public officials need to accept that they are subject to public oversight and criticism,...

Macedonia 18.04.19 | 22:13

Zaev celebrates freedom of media report even after journalists were detained in the office of his political ally

The AVMU Media Agency joined in with political parties and journalists in condemnation of Tuesday’s attack on a crew from the TV21 television station, which was intimidated and briefly detained in the Aracinovo town hall by thugs apparently affiliated with Mayor Milkie Halimi. The crew from the...

Economy 01.03.19 | 12:24

Kanal 5+ shuts down – AVMU takes away its broadcasting license

Due to unpaid annual fee for the TV broadcasting license within the legally determined deadline, 30 days from the receipt of the invoice, the Agency for Audio and Audiovisual Media Services (AVMU) has taken away the broadcasting license of satellite television, Kanal 5+, it has been published in the...

Macedonia 28.02.19 | 16:00

Allegations of horse trading in the ZNM association of journalists reveal attempt to influence the powerful Media Agency

Mladen Cadikovski, the recently appointed head of the Macedonian Association of Journalists (ZNM) repaid the favor by nominating his predecessor Naser Selmani as the next ZNM member to the board of the powerful Media Agency (AVMU). The move reveals attempts by this journalist association seen as close...

Macedonia 24.01.19 | 17:20

After racketeering allegations, Media Agency will examine ownership structure of Boki 13’s TV station

The Media Agency (AVMU) announced today that it is going to investigate the ownership structure of 1TV, a recently opened, strongly pro-Government TV station ran by Bojan Jovanovski – Boki 13. We are operating under Article 34 of the law which treats media ownership, or whether the station has...

Macedonia 10.01.19 | 16:20

Media Agency employee pulled a knife on a female colleague

An male employee at the Media Agency (AVMU) threatened a female colleague with a knife on Wednesday. Netpress news site reports that the attacked employee identified as Sh.T. reported the attack in the afternoon. She said that the attacker N.Z. at first harassed her verbally, and then pulled the knife...