Tag: MAN
Macedonia 19.03.20 | 12:44

MAN asks for measures to help journalists reporting from the frontline of the epidemic

The Macedonian Association of Journalists (MAN) called on the Government to provide help to the media outlets who are struggling to continue to operate during the epidemic and to inform the public on how to stay safe. Just like the doctors, the police and the military, journalists can’t keep a...

Macedonia 04.03.20 | 21:21

MAN strongly condemns the sentencing of journalist Aleksandar Mitovski, says it proves that the judiciary serves the ruling SDSM party

The Macedonian Association of Journalists (MAN) strongly condemned the suspended prison sentence handed to investigative journalist Aleksandar Mitovski who heads the Infomax news site. Mitovski was sentenced to six months in prison, suspended over two years, for publishing the key testimony in the Racket...

Macedonia 21.02.20 | 21:51

MAN: SDSM attacks critical media outlets and EU/NATO member state Hungary

The Macedonian Association of Journalists (MAN) strongly condemned the move by the ruling SDSM party to demand a criminal investigation into the main critical media outlets in the country. SDSM spokeswoman Bogdanka Kuzeska accused Alfa TV and the news sites Kurir, Netpress and Lider of being funded by...

Macedonia 25.09.19 | 17:40

MAN to protest in front of the Public Prosecutor’s Office on Thursday

Following an extraordinary session of the managing bodies, pursuant to Articles 9 and 28 of the Statute of the Organization, the Macedonian Association of Journalists (MAN) decided to hold a peaceful protest on 26 September 2019, in front of the Public Prosecutor’s Office and the courts. MAN’s...

Macedonia 24.09.19 | 16:27

Press association condemns the charges brought against a journalist who revealed crucial details about the racketeering scandal as an attempt to silence him

The Macedonian Association of Journalists MAN condemns the move by state prosecutors to file charges against Aleksandar Mitovski, editor in the Infomax news site, which was instrumental in reporting on the major racketeering scandal. Infomax published excerpts from the testimony of businessman Jordan...

Macedonia 24.08.19 | 16:12

MAN: No withdrawal of texts, sue Prime Minister Zoran Zaev and Boki 13

The Macedonian Association of Journalists (MAN) urges its members not to succumb to pressure and threats, and not to withdraw texts related to the “Racket” affair. Any publication of texts related to this affair is public interest protection where only the work of state functionaries is described. Prime...

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 25.07.19 | 21:31

Macedonian journalists united in opposition to the “fake news” censorship regulation

The Macedonian Association of Journalists (MAN) condemned the Government’s proposed regulation meant to combat “fake news” warning that it will lead to censorship of actual news that are critical of the Government. Prime Minister Zoran Zaev announced the regulation, the details of which...

Macedonia 11.07.19 | 18:54

SDSM asked to call off its social media trolls who published the home address of a critical journalist

The Macedonian Association of Journalists (MAN) called on the police to immediately identify the anonymous Facebook commentators who directly threatened a group of investigative journalists. The incident occurred as several news outlets, such as Lider and Infomax, are publishing revelations of corruption...

Macedonia 02.07.19 | 16:46

MAN: Raskovski to stop threatening journalists and the media

Macedonian Association of Journalists (MAN) strongly condemns the threats that the Secretary General of the Government, Dragi Raskovski, made against journalists and media at Tuesday’s press conference in the Government. MAN says that such acts present a direct pressure on the work of the media. Raskovski...

Macedonia 18.06.19 | 17:18

The MAN association of journalists supports Geroski in revealing cases of Government-media racketeering

The MAN association of journalists in Macedonia expressed its support to Branko Geroski as he reveals allegations of a racketeering ring that includes officials from the SDSM ruling party and the owner of a pro-Government media outlet. Geroski published a series of essays in which he describes in detail...

Macedonia 27.05.19 | 16:45

MAN: The prime minister attacked Infomax journalist

The Macedonian Journalists Association (MAN) condemns prime minister Zoran Zaev’s verbal assault against an Infomax journalist during SDSM executive board’s media statements on Sunday evening. The prime minister claims that he is transparent, while he blames journalists for ordered questions....