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  • Status: Ongoing
  • Thematic area: Independent and social media platforms
  • Country: Montenegro
  • Year approved:2020

Media Sustainability in the COVID-19 Era

  • Name of organisation / initiative supported: Daily and Portal “Vijesti”
  • Start date: 15 July 2020
  • End date: 21 January 2022

Initiative summary:

Vijesti is a daily newspaper and an online news portal, considered as the most important independent media in the country. They report objectively and professionally on a number of topics of high public interest. Since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, Vijesti has recorded a significant increase in readership at a time of diminishing revenues and severe financial losses. EED grant is helping to cover part of their basic costs and will help improve the digital edition of the portal.

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