Facing a Polarized Society with Facts: A Slovenian Journalist Reports Over the Airwaves

The following information and answers were submitted by Metka Pirc from Slovenia. She is an incoming Central and Eastern European Journalism Program (CEEJ) Fellow. The CEEJ program was postponed and the fellows will be arriving in the U.S. to begin their fellowship in the spring. Until then they will be participating in a webinar series and will be highlighted through a CEEJ blog post series. Q&A Series with CEEJ Fellows Pt 9: Metka Pirc What is your topic or content interest and why?  I work for the public radio and a television broadcaster RTV Slovenia, reporting from the regions...

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Advocating for Human Rights through Storytelling

The following information and answers were submitted by Sara Cincurova. She is an incoming Central and Eastern European Journalism Program (CEEJ) Fellow. The CEEJ program was postponed and the fellows will be arriving in the U.S. to begin their fellowship in the spring. Until then they will be participating in a webinar series and will be highlighted through a CEEJ blog post series. Q&A Series with CEEJ Fellows Pt 8: Sara Cincurova What is your topic or content of interest and why? I am a human rights journalist mostly working for print and online media as a freelancer, although...

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Fighting for the Freedoms of the Press in Romania

The following information and answers were submitted by Deak Istvan. He is an incoming Central and Eastern European Journalism Program (CEEJ) Fellow. The CEEJ program was postponed and the fellows will be arriving in the U.S. to begin their fellowship in the spring. Until then they will be participating in a webinar series and will be highlighted through a CEEJ blog post series. Q&A Series with CEEJ Fellows Pt 7: Deak Istvan What is your topic or content interest and why? In the last 15 years I’ve worked for all types of media: hosted a weekly show at the...

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Reporting on Euro Funds, Feminism and the Environment

The following information and answers were submitted by Eva Frantová . She is an economic reporter for Slovak daily newspaper Pravda and also for Forbes Slovakia. Eva is an incoming Central and Eastern European Journalism Program (CEEJ) Fellow. The CEEJ program was postponed and the fellows will be arriving in the U.S. to begin their fellowship in the spring. Until then they will be participating in a webinar series and will be highlighted through a CEEJ blog post series. Q&A Series with CEEJ Fellows Pt 6: Eva Frantová  My passion for journalism has started really early and has accompanied...

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Amplifying the Voices of Those Who Cannot Always be Heard through Journalism

The following information and answers were submitted by Zsófia Fülöp, a Hungarian journalist based in Budapest. She is working for a political-cultural weekly newspaper and its online version, called Magyar Narancs. She is an incoming Central and Eastern European Journalism Program (CEEJ) Fellow. The CEEJ program was postponed and the fellows will be arriving in the U.S. to begin their fellowship in the spring. Until then they will be participating in a webinar series and will be highlighted through a CEEJ blog post series. Q&A Series with CEEJ Fellows Pt 5: Zsófia Fülöp.    After studying Philosophy, Journalism and...

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