Monday, October 15, 2018

Belgrade’s open wound

By Claire Taylor Belgrade, Bogdan Mrkobrada sits cross-legged, taking long draws on his cigarette. The look in his eyes is heavy but his voice is...

Trading corporate comfort for personal values

By Claire Taylor BELGRADE, Milica Calija is used to people’s puzzled expressions when they learn she quit a successful marketing and communications career to bake...

A look to the past

By Katie Heroux Belgrade, On a beautiful cloudless day in Tasmajdan Park, in central Belgrade, Radio Television of Serbia’s (RTS) building stands in stark contrast...

NATO’s War on Media in Serbia

By Hoi Mun Yee Belgrade, As the bells of St. Mark’s Church rang for 4 P.M., it is just another afternoon at Tasmajdan Park. Kids are...

Making Belgrade a Home

By Hoi Mun Yee BELGRADE, Australian Philomena O’Brien had just celebrated her 39th birthday in Budapest and was on her way to Iran when her...

The Liquor of Fruit and Fire

By: Finnian James BELGRADE, Serbs will tell you, rakija (rakiya) puts all other liquor to shame. Many love this fierce potion as much as they...

Privatization: A part of Serbia’s media puzzle

By Alexandra Cheney BELGRADE, For decades most media outlets in Serbia have relied on a daily news feed from Tanjug, but that is about to change:...

Learning Pain

By Emma Woods BELGRADE/PRISTINA, Serbia has been trying to join the European Union, but many of its citizens still have a passionate anti-western sentiment. These...

A painful reminder, 17 years after Serbia’s broadcaster was bombed

By Meredith Howe BELGRADE, The grey, billowing clouds suspended directly over the worn building matched the atmosphere around the Serbian state broadcaster perfectly. They brought...

Still an Open Wound: Radio Television of Serbia

By Emma Woods BELGRADE, The headquarters to the Serbian public broadcaster is startlingly incompatible with its surroundings.  It is not every day you see a...

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