Stories about Serbia

Netizen Report: Pro-government doxxing campaigns rock Hong Kong, Serbia

Doxxing is all the rage in Hong Kong and Serbia, an Indian judge delivers a win for internet rights, and Facebook debuts plans for its oversight board.

Serbian journalists expose a ruling party bot application used to manipulate readers’ comments on media websites 

Investigative journalists discovered that a mobile application linked to their country's ruling party IP address was used for automatic voting on user comments on websites of popular media outlets.

Serbian member of pro-Kremlin biker club under investigation for assaulting a female journalist

Journalist Verica Marinčić was stalked and attacked by a member of the 'Night Wolves' biker group, after posting a photo of his car, parked illegally.

Serbian journalists expose anonymous doxing site's ties to pro-government media coterie

Istraga became notorious for its smear attacks against voices critical of the Vučić regime, including journalists and non-governmental organisations.

Contrary to Serbian government's claims, fact-checking initiative shows that journalists are far from being ‘all safe’

According to Istinomer's research, threats against individual journalists or editorial teams have become rather frequent over the past few months.

Anti-violence protests continue in Belgrade, after journalist survives assassination attempt

Protests are estimated to have doubled in size after Serbian president vows "never" to meet demonstrators' demands.

Serbian internet users ridicule disinformation broadcast by pro-government media

Local media misinformed the public about the scale and scope of the protest, sparking a cascade of online criticism.

Macedonia's former ruling party organized a trolling apparatus for spreading hate speech, threats

A former Macedonian government official revealed that the former ruling party created and is still actively running online "troll farms".

Serbian Journalists Face Harassment for Investigating Spending by Defense Minister (And His ‘Aunt from Canada’)

In spite of threats, investigative journalists keep demanding accountability from Serbian Minister of Defense Aleksandar Vulin.

Serbian Journalists Call on Citizens to Support a Media Freedom Campaign

Journalists and activists lead by the group ‘For Media Freedom’ took to the streets of five Serbian cities to pledge support from citizens for demands presented to the government.

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