Safety of journalists in B&H – The necessity of efficient institutional and soicial protection

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    Daniela Jurčić, PhD, Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Philosophy of the University of Mostar.

    The issue of journalistic work and journalism in general, recently got into the most turbulent period. In this analysis will be pointed out the crisis of journalism as a profession, and more important, the very uncertain status of journalists.

    Journalism in Bosnia and Herzegovina has experienced huge changes in the last twenty years. They are not visible just in a number of media, but also in huge structural changes inside the journalism profession. After the end of the war, a whole new media frame was established. The Bosnian-Herzegovinian media has been a part of the social transition that has left its mark in the last two decades – new communication technologies has been developed and numerous media have been launched. “