Taking a stand
Despite ambiguities, media should uphold professional standards when reporting on the judicial process
Balancing exclusivity vs. the need for accuracy.
Macedonia’s crisis is internal and must be solved by the politics of de-escalation
Regardless of the president’s unconstitutional actions, legal solutions are not the answer.
Reconciliation is not cool
The reconciliation process began too early in Kosovo, now it is derided as a joke.
The president must be careful when establishing a Truth and Reconciliation Commission
Hashim Thaci’s second attempt at discovering the truth about the past must be better than his first.
Brussels based talks are a ‘Dialogue of the Deaf’
The EU-mediated negotiations between Kosovo and Serbia have become obstructed. How can they progress in 2017?
Flagging and banal nationalism confirm Kosovo’s statehood, but that’s not the full picture
While recent success in the sporting arena has helped to increase affinity to the Kosovo flag, Kosovar identity remains complex and nuanced.
‘Copy paste’ Independence Day
As Kosovo marks another Independence Day, it has many familiar problems — but it can start to move beyond them if citizens are placed at the heart of the country’s democracy.
Journalistic ethics are being forgotten in order to get more clicks
Media outlets publishing video footage of a woman burning in the flames of a Sarajevo fire is the latest example of broken principles.
What can Kosovo learn from the latest developments in Romania?
In an evolving democracy, the popular vote cannot legitimize corruption.
Is it time for unity representation in Brussels?
K2.0 explores the increasing calls to redesign the Kosovo-Serbia dialogue process.
Kosovar journalists need to demand implementation of their access to information rights
In Kosovo, access to information is well guaranteed in theory — in practise it’s a different story.
Journalism is dead, long live the vox populi!
For liberal democracy as we know it, the decline of professional journalism is certainly bad news — without it, vocal majorities dictate political decisions increasingly rooted in extreme, intolerant values.