Info Labor rights of journalists and media workers – the domestic legal framework
The labor rights of journalists and media workers are the basis for free, independent and professional journalism. In order to realize these rights, knowledge of the legal framework in which journalists and media workers act as employees in the media sector is required. The independent union of journalists and media workers, in cooperation with the RESIS Institute, as part of a comprehensive research, publishes the publication entitled: "Working rights of journalists and media workers - legal framework of the Republic of North Macedonia", whose author is Maja Atanasova from the Macedonian association of young lawyers.
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Info The citizens of the Vardar region receive a community media, an internet platform "Local Active Vardar"
The Vardar region is getting an internet platform for information on topics and issues of local interest, which are extremely important for the citizens of this region. It is a community media, which is different from other types of media in the country. The purpose of these media is to give visibility to local topics and voice to the citizens themselves. Such a platform has been operating in the Eastern and Southeastern regions for a whole year, and now it is being launched in the Vardar region as well.
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Info Research by RESIS and SSNM – the basis for a unique strategic approach to realizing the labor rights of journalists and media workers
New research indicates that journalists and media workers in the country face a heavy workload, low wages, unpaid overtime and work on holidays, high work stress and concerns about their mental health.
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Info Conference: "Socio-economic security - a requirement for professional journalism"
How many journalists are there in Macedonia, where are they employed, how many of them are regularly employed, and how many are freelancers, and do they enjoy the guaranteed rights provided by the Law on Labor Relations? Do they feel free to be members and act in their trade union organizations, and to what extent can activism in these organizations, and above all, in SSNM, affect the improvement of working conditions, safety and professionalism?
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Info CSOs strongly condemn the verdict against the IRL for defamation and demand that responsibility for its adoption be determined
The CSOs, signatories to this request strongly react to the verdict in the case against the Investigative Reporter Laboratory (IRL) for defamation that threatens freedom of association and freedom of expression. This violates some of the basic human rights guaranteed by the Constitution of the Republic of North Macedonia.
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Info Workshop for production on analytical display LokalAktiv
Activists from 14 civic organizations, members of the online community medium Lokal Aktiv, attended a one-day training session to generate new local topics and write analytical reports that will then be published on their community online platform.
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Info NO to government campaigns in the media and misuse of the EU flag in the Assembly
Us, the professional journalist associations and civic organizations from the media sector are categorically opposed to recent attempts to return to state advertising in the media. Our position comes from expert assessments that the proposed changes will be extremely harmful to media pluralism, the independence of media and the freedom of journalists and media workers in Macedonia.
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Info Public debate on the role of community media in fostering pluralistic democracy
At the online debate held as part of Media Literacy Days, civic organizations working at the local level debated about the factors that prevent the inclusion of citizens with various forms of disabilities in the public sphere. The impetus for the debate was found in the latest research conducted by civil organizations from the Eastern and Southeastern regions, in cooperation with the RESIS Institute.
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Info The first meeting of the editorial board of the community medium LokalAktiv
On October 5, the RESIS Institute, together with activists from civil organizations from the East and South-Eastern regions and professional journalists, held the first meeting of the editorial board of the online community media - LokalAktiv.
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RESIS is a multidisciplinary research organization whose primary purpose is to advance the theoretical and practical knowledge of the problems of social change and public policy analysis.
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RESIS establishes strategic links and partnerships with NGOs, higher education institutions and research institutes.
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Institute for Social Development Research RESIS Skopje

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