A month earlier, one other journalist, Drazen Ciglenecki, was removed on reporting about one politician.
“Of course in every private company the owner has the right to decide who will be a staff member and what the staff has to do. However, it is important, that the work of the journalists is free, with no pressure from the owners: It is not good, if journalist has a feeling, that there is an change in the position or that someone is losing a job, because of the reporting”, Oliver Vujovic, SEEMO secretary general said.
Only one week earlier, the daily Slobodna Dalmacija ended the cooperation with well known columnist Boris Dezulovic, who was also a former editor of Feral Tribune.
SEEMO is a network of editors, media executives and leading journalists in South East Europe. SEEMO’s press freedom work is supported by the European Centre for Press and Media Freedom (ECPMF) project, as part of a grant by the European Commission