International Federation of Journalists
The Romanian Journalists Union launches on Friday, on its 18th anniversary, the MediaSind TV online platform, the union said in a release. "MediaSind TV, the new project to be launched today, will be an online communication platform for everyone in the big media family. MediaSind TV will be the instrument through which the voice of union members will be heard.
The Journalists’ Union of Athens Daily Newspapers (ESIEA) decided to allow internet journalists-employees to be eligible to apply for membership in the union. The union’s board met and decided to initiate the process of registration to its registrar for employees and journalists in news and information sites.
The European and International Federations of Journalists, EFJ/IFJ, together with the Media Union of Montenegro, have called for the release of the investigative journalist Jovo Martinovic, urging the Montenegrin courts to ensure him a fair trial.
They say the case of the reporter, who has been behind bars for almost a year, has given rise to deep concern about the court proceedings.