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Decay and Denial in an Old Romanian Spa Town

Addiction? Giving a name to a growing problem among Romanian gamblers

Article 2016

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State of the Unions in Serbia

Bullied or bought off, trade unions in Serbia and elsewhere in the former Yugoslavia have hit rock bottom, failing the workers they claim to protect.

Topic 2016

Topic 2016: Trust

The theme for this year's fellowship is Trust. Use this topic to inspire a new idea for a story. Or think of a story you've wanted to write and see if you can link it to the topic.

Fellowship Articles

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State of the Unions in Serbia

Marija Jankovic
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Abortion Rights Under Fire in Croatia

Masenjka Bacic
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Romanian Roulette

Diana Mesesan
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An Albanian War on Drugs

Elvis Nabolli

Fellows' Diaries

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03 Aug 2016 / 12:18

Decay and Denial in an Old Romanian Spa Town

Diana Mesesan
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21 Jul 2016 / 13:22

Halted in Hungary

Aleksandrina Ginkova
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20 Jul 2016 / 08:55

In Romania, Recycling to Survive

Adrian Lungu
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18 Jul 2016 / 10:34

Germans and their forests

Dimitra Triantafyllou
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15 Jul 2016 / 15:13

In Serbia, Union Badges Lose Their Lustre

Marija Janković

About the Programme

What is the Fellowship?

Journalists from the Balkans are increasingly required to cover complex reform issues, taking in a regional and Europe-wide dimension. The fellowship provides editorial guidance, training and adequate funding to do so.

Publications

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Fellowship Publication 2015: Values

What is precious to us? That question is at the heart of the concept of 'Values', the theme for this collection of reportage.

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Fellowship Publication 2014: Generations

Generations: Stories of Social Change in the Balkans is the product of original research of ten journalists selected from South East Europe to participate in 2014 Balkan Fellowship for Journalistic Excellence.

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Fellowship Publication 2013: Integrity

The 2013 topic – Integrity – has been interpreted by the journalists in a variety of ways,touching on themes such as the protection of whistleblowers, corruption, media ethicsand the legacy of war. 

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Fellowship Publication 2012: Communities

The theme for this year’s fellowship could scarcely have been broader. After all, almost any group of individuals can be classed as a COMMUNITY. But the generous scope of this topic has served our journalists well. The ten stories here redefine hazier notions of community. They give some well-worn concepts a sharper edge.

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Fellowship Publication 2011: Justice

Access to justice and equality before the law are essential for the smooth functioning and well-being of any society. The quality of each and every citizen’s life is directly affected by how well the rule of law is observed in their homeland.

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Fellowship Publication 2010: Taboo

Openness is a defining characteristic of the modern Western world - openness to change and to seeing people and things in a new and different light. Never before have societies appeared so ready to accept phenomena that our parents and grandparents would have kept hidden away as shameful and wrong

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Fellowship Publication 2009: Identity

At the start of the 21st century, nationality remains central to most people's understanding of identity. But it does not hold the field alone.

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Fellowship Publication 2008: Energy

Power Struggle: Meeting Global Energy Challenges in the Balkans is the product of original research of ten journalists selected from South East Europe to participate in 2008 programme of the Balkan Fellowship for Journalistic Excellence.

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Publication 2007: Mobility

The Balkan region features a proliferation of barriers to movement of people, goods and ideas, both among the countries that make it up and vis-à-vis the European Union
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The Alumni Network

What is the Alumni Network?

The Alumni Network is an ever-expanding group of journalists who have all participated in the Balkan Fellowship for Journalistic Excellence.