Janez Janša

Chief Covid-19 advisor decorated by PM

Ljubljana – Prime Minister Janez Janša has honoured Bojana Beović, an infectious disease specialist who until recently headed the team of experts advising the government on the coronavirus epidemic, with a memorial decoration for her selfless efforts in the fight against the epidemic, according to a post on the government Twitter profile.

Coalition partners urge Janša to invite press freedom fact-finding mission

Ljubljana – The heads of the junior coalition partners New Slovenia (NSi) and Modern Centre Party (SMC) have proposed to Prime Minister Janez Janša that the government invite an EU mission that would investigate the state of freedom of the press in Slovenia.

Important dilemma of digital journalism is attitude to social networks

Ljubljana – Digital journalism in Slovenia is on the rise and is no longer only an additional channel. Working online has its specifics and brings new dilemmas, one of them being the attitude to social networks, sharing contents and communicating with followers, agreed participants in a panel on contemporary trends in journalism on Thursday.

Politico writes about “Slovenia’s war on the media”

Brussels – The Brussels-based web portal Politico has published an extensive analysis of the media situation in Slovenia based on talks with Slovenian journalists and foreign observers, in which it says that “Prime Minister Janez Janša’s attacks create climate of fear”. It adds that Janša is waging a big campaign against journalists he does not like.