Equal chances for all media in Montenegro?

About publication

Authors: Ana Vujošević, Mira Popović, dr Jovana Marović, Tanja Maksić and BIRN team, Wanda Tiefenbacher

Publishing year: 2015

The aim of the project “Equal chances for all media” is to contribute to creating of clear mechanisms and control of state financing and state aid given to the media, in line with the regulations of the European Union and best international practices and standards.

Additionally, general goal of the project is to raise awareness of the public about responsible spending of the funds from State Budget of Montenegro, by pointing out to the relations public sector in Montenegro has towards the media through expenditures based on contractual agreements. Public sector, as a subject of a research, according to the Law on Budget of Montenegro, comprehends state bodies, municipalities (units of local self-government), independent regulatory bodies, public institutions and commercial enterprises where the state or municipalities own majority of shares, judiciary (courts and prosecutions), Protector of Human Rights and Freedoms and others.

This publication is a part of the project “Equal chances for all media“, implemented by the Centre for Civic Education (CCE), with the support of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Federal Republic of Germany.