Labour Day: press freedom requires decent working conditions for journalists

“There can be no press freedom if journalists exist in conditions of corruption, poverty or fear”… The motto of the IFJ must be recalled on this Labour Day. A recent Swiss study proved that the deteriorating working conditions of journalists have a negative impact on press freedom and quality of journalism. The results suggest that economic pressure from advertisers and the media owners are jeopardising the editorial freedom of media. Press freedom is declining in Europe, as clearly indicated in the annual report of the Secretary General of the Council of Europe Thorbjørn Jagland, in the annual activity report of the Council of…


Bosnia-Herzegovina Journalists’ Association – BHN Address Krajla Trvrtka 5/V, 71000 Sarajevo Staff Marko Divković (President) Borka Rudic (General Secretary) Arman Fazlic (Coordinator) Phone +387 33 217 302 Email Contact Person Borka Rudic – Arman Fazlic – Website Twitter @bhnovinari