(Not)free media = (Not)free society Pressure on media – causes and consequences

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    Amela Delic, senior assistant at the Department of Journalism in Tuzla.

    Key role of media in society remains its role of supervision over actions of politicians, its respective “watchdog” role. Sense of this function is in maintaining public concern. Media are not only considered to be „Fourth Estate“, but are also considered to be an extended arm of public, and patron of public against politicians.