TV production - Weekly TV interview for Radio Free Europe

Duration: 2006-

Donor: TV production - Weekly TV interview for Radio Free Europe

Description: MIM is working on the production part and organizes the airing of the TV interview for RFE on one national and 10 local TV stations. The interviews are made with top politicians, businessman, political, economic /other experts.

#ReForMedia – Enhancing the cooperation between the civil society, institutions and citizens for implementing reforms in the media sphere

Duration: 2016-2018

Donor: European Union

Description: The project wants to contribute in increasing the influence of civil society in development and implementation of media reforms in the country. Financial support for the project is provided by the European Union. Activities will involve representatives of various stakeholders in the media sphere, such as journalists, editors, media owners and other media professionals, parliament, government, regulatory bodies, self-regulatory bodies and representatives of civil society. Its foreseen the stakeholders to work together on development of the public policies for improvement of legal and institutional environment that will enable free and professional media. In this regard, various researches will be conducted and debates on relevant media topics will be organized. Additionally, small grants to civil society organizations implementing actions to strengthen media integrity will be provided.

Journalism Award “Nikola Mladenov” - For Best Investigative Story of the Year

Duration: 2011 -

Donor: МИМ


Macedonian Institute for Media, starting from 2001 every year is giving awards for the Best Investigative Story of the Year. This traditional award is most prestigious award in the Macedonian media community.

News and Digital Literacy Project: Where Fake News Fails

Duration: 2018 - 2020

Donor: European Union

Description: The Macedonian Institute for Media in partnership with the Institute for Communication Studies, the Independent Trade Union of Journalists and Media Workers and the Media Diversity Institute - London has launched the News and Digital Literacy Project – Where Fake News Fails. The aim of the project, which will be implemented in the next three years with financial assistance from the European Union, is to improve effectiveness, responsibility and ethics of civil society and journalists in using the right of freedom of opinion and expression through promotion of news and digital literacy.

The project will contribute to increasing the knowledge of CSOs to effectively counteract fake news and unethical media reporting and will help social media users become knowledgeable consumers of online news and information and responsible active citizens. It will increase debate on news and digital literacy among journalists by emphasizing the economic and social conditions for freedom of expression.

The activities are designed in a way to strengthen the knowledge and capacities of the target groups, so that they can further promote news and digital literacy both in the media industry and among wider audience. The project foresees trainings, mentoring and re-granting of CSOs, preparation of a Social media strategy and research on the motivations of social media users, as well as production of various educational resources (videos, tutorials, blog posts, online quizzes). Within the project, campaigns and media events for social media users, journalists and CSOs will be organized. An annual media award that promotes journalism in the public interest will be organized and monthly publications for media professionals will be published.