Stories about Eastern & Central Europe from December, 2018
From blocked websites to revoked media licenses to account shutdowns, censorship comes in many forms. Here are a few we saw in 2018.
Protests are estimated to have doubled in size after Serbian president vows "never" to meet demonstrators' demands.
TIME ignored the murder of three journalists while including a staged one. Why couldn’t both be included?
Local media misinformed the public about the scale and scope of the protest, sparking a cascade of online criticism.
A former Macedonian government official revealed that the former ruling party created and is still actively running online "troll farms".