Other threats to journalists, Ana Lalic, Novi Sad, 03.04.2020.


    Following the arrest and initiation of an investigation into suspected spreading of panic, journalist Ana Lalic suffered continuous attacks from multiple sides. The sharpest were the highest-ranking government officials who accused the journalist of lying, hating the state and intentionally spreading panic on a daily basis. Accusations by the authorities were followed by attacks from pro-government media, which brutally accused and targeted the journalist. The negative campaign, which lasted at least for two weeks, even had elements and gave the impression of an organized campaign.