Who gets isolated by the anti-Iranian sanctions – Teheran or Trump?

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The word ”checkmate” comes from the Persian ”shah” (king) and mat (dead) (photo: Pixabay, CC0)

The EU, Russia and China work on mechanism through which they could continue developing economic relations with the Islamic Republic

Vladimir Mitev

This article was published on 9 November 2018 on the site ”The Barricade”. 

”Our revolution was not a fundamentalist revolution advocating a return to the past…. The progress we are familiar with was the modernity we experienced before the revolution and we saw that it did not lead to benefits and progress in our society…. Our revolution was not for creating a completed version of new modernity, however, until the time the West starts to crumble from within, not only do we not oppose technology and technological knowledge, but truly embrace this new knowledge.”, says the Iranian philosopher and president of the Iranian Academy Reza Davari in a quote, which has gained prominence among the Iranian Studies scholars in the West. His words sound pointedly in the international context after Donald Trump came to power in the United States and the draconian sanctions against the Islamic Republic returned.

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The Wisdom of Bachy Kiko

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The wiseman this time is not from India, but from the student quarter of Sofia (photo: Pixabay, CC0)

When two worlds cofront one another

This article is a short story by Vladimir Mitev, which was written a few years after Bulgaria’s entrance in the EU and represents realities from the times of the first decade of the 21th century in Sofia.

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A presentation about cross-border journalism took place in Veliko Tarnovo

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The Danube Bridge at Rousse-Giurgiu (photo: Yavor Michev)

The blog ”The Bridge of Friendship” was an object of research as part of a journalistic conference in the old capital of Bulgaria

On 8 november 2018 Vladimir Mitev made a presentation in the University of Veliko Tarnovo about the cross-border journalism, which is practiced by the blog ”The Bridge of Friendship”. The presentation discussed about western cross-border journalism, which is known through investigations such as ”The Panama Papers” – the joint work of tens of journalists from different countries and media. An accent from the presentation was how the local application of the western cross-border journalism in Bulgaria – known through the work of the site ”Bivol”, has its limits. It often transforms the journaists in prosecutors or judges, while it convinces the public that ”all (the elite) are the same”, which leads to the apathy of Bulgarians.

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O prezentare despre jurnalismul transfrontalier a avut loc la Veliko Târnovo

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Podul peste Dunare între Ruse şi Giurgiu (foto: Iavor Micev)

Blogul ”Podul Prieteniei” a fost subiectul cercetării în cadrul unei conferinţe jurnalistice din oraşul bulgăresc

În ziua de 8 noiembrie 2018, la Universitatea din Veliko Târnovo, Vladimir Mitev a făcut o scurtă prezentare despre jurnalismul transfrontalier profesat pe blogul ”Podul Prieteniei”. Prezentarea a făcut referire la jurnalismul transfrontalier occidental, devenit faimos prin investigăţii precum ”Panama Papers”, ce reprezintă munca comună a zecilor de jurnalişti din ţări şi media diferite. În prezentarea lui VM s-a subliniat că aplicarea locală, în Bulgaria, a jurnalismului transfrontalier occidental, un exemplu clasic fiind site-ul Bivol, are limitele sale. Deseori jurnaliştii se transformă în procurori sau judecători, publicul fiind convins (persuasiv) că ”toţi sunt niște ticaloşi”, ceea ce, în definitiv, conduce la o stare de apatie generală.

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Презентация за трансгранична журналистика бе показана във Велико Търново

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“Дунав мост” при Русе и Гюргево (снимка: Явор Мичев)

Блогът „Мостът на приятелството“ бе обект на изследване в рамките на журналистическа конференция в старопрестолния град

На 8 ноември 2018 г. Владимир Митев представи във Великотърновския университет презентация за трансгранична журналистика, практикувана от блога „Мостът на приятелството“. Презентацията разказа за западната трансгранична журналистика, прочула се с разследвания от типа на „Panama Papers”, които са общо дело на десетки журналисти от различни медии и страни. Акцент в презентацията бе, че приложението на западната трансгранична журналистика в България, класически пример за което е работата на сайта „Бивол“, има своите ограничения. То често превръща журналиста в прокурор и съдия, докато убеждава обществеността, че „всички са маскари“, което води до нейната апатия.

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Maria Cernat: Today it is easier to criticize Liviu Dragnea than Coca-Cola

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Maria Cernat (photo: YouTube)

Video from Maria Cernat`s presentation about the danger of concentration of media ownership

Why is it easier to criticise Dragnea in Romania than to criticise some corporation, such as Coca-Cola? Maria Cernat – lector Phd in the Department for Communication and Public Relations of the Titu Maiorescu University answers, presenting her report on „Economic censorship and concentration of capital on the market of information“. The presentation was made as part of the conference „Massmedia and democracy“, which took place on 6th Noveber 2018 in the Hyperion University in Bucharest.

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Maria Cernat: Astăzi e mai uşor să-l critici pe Dragnea, decât să critici Coca-Cola

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Maria Cernat (foto: YouTube)

Un discurs video despre modul în care concentrarea proprietăţii în sectorul media poate reprezenta un pericol

De ce astăzi în România este mai uşor să-l critici pe Dragnea, decât să critici o corporaţie precum Coca-Cola? Maria Cernat – lector doctor la departamentul de Comunicare şi Relaţii Publice din Universitatea Titu Maiorescu, răspunde, prezentând cazul despre ”Cenzura economică şi concentrarea capitalului pe piaţa informaţiei”. Prezentarea a fost făcută la conferinţa ”Mass-media şi democraţia”, care a avut loc în data de 6 noiembrie 2018 la Universitatea Hyperion.

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