Oliver Vujović

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Oliver Vujovic or Oliver Vujović, (born in October 1969), also in some sources written Oliver Vujović, is the Secretary General of the South East Europe Media Organisation (SEEMO), and a former journalist.

  • 2000–Present: Founder and Secretary General of the South East Europe Media Organisation.
  • 2001 - 2004: Consultant, Balkan Südosteuropäischer Dialog, magazine, Vienna
  • 2000 - 2001: Director of Balkan Südosteuropäischer Dialog, magazine, and Kulturzentrum Vienna
  • Between 1987 and 2000 he worked as a journalist in South East Europe. Balkan-Correspondent.
  • He graduated economics (public relations). Today he works on his PhD in Vienna, Austria.
  • Editor, co-editor, author or co-author in books, publications, research articles, research papers and magazines. Some of publications: Guide for Investigative Reporters, Investigative Reporting in SEE etc. Also editor and publisher of SEEMO Media Handbook (annual), of the book Media and Minorities in South East Europe (2006), and publisher of the De Scripto magazine.
  • He organised the first meeting between leading media representatives from Serbia and Kosovo (over 100 editors-in-chief and media executives) in Ohrid in May 2003.
  • According to a research, made for the Romanian Institute, Vujovic is the leading expert for media and media situations in South East Europe, with a big political influence. He directly influenced the liberation of the visa-system for journalists from SEE travelling to the EU, while his protest letters stopped between 2001 and 2004 several governmental decisions that were not according to international standards. As result of one of his protest letters to officials in Tirana, a minister in Albania resigned.

Publications[edit]

  • Kosovo and Propaganda War (Report about Serbia and Media by Oliver Vujovic), Vienna 1999
  • South East Europe Media Handbook 2003/2004 (Publisher / Editor Oliver Vujovic, Editor Radomir Licina), Vienna 2004
  • South East Europe Media Handbook 2004/2005 (Publisher / Editor Oliver Vujovic, Editor Radomir Licina), Vienna 2005
  • De Scripto Magazine (4 x annually since 2004), Publisher - Introduction Oliver Vujovic
  • Media and Minorities in South East Europe (Publisher Oliver Vujovic, Editors Oliver Vujovic and Prof. Thomas Bauer), Vienna 2006
  • South East Europe Media Handbook 2005/2006 (Publisher / Editor Oliver Vujovic, Editor Radomir Licina),Vienna 2006
  • South East Europe Media Handbook 2006/2007 (Publisher / Editor Oliver Vujovic, Editor Radomir Licina),Vienna 2007
  • South East and Central Europe Media Handbook 2008 (Publisher / Editor Oliver Vujovic, Editor Radomir Licina) in Volume I and Volume II over 2000 pages,Vienna 2008
  • Investigative Reporting in South East Europe (Publisher / Editor Oliver Vujovic, Editor Sasa Lekovic), Vienna - Belgrade - Sarajevo 2007
  • South East and Central Europe Media Handbook 2009 (Publisher / Editor Oliver Vujovic, Editor Radomir Licina) in Volume I and Volume II over 2500 pages,Vienna 2009
  • South East and Central Europe Media Handbook 2010 (Publisher / Editor Oliver Vujovic, Editor Radomir Licina) in Volume I and Volume II over 2500 pages,Vienna 2010

(References: South East and Central Europe Media Handbook, Media and Minorities book, Investigative Journalism handbook, Danas daily, Radio Tirana, BBC, Deutsche Welle, VOA, RFE, BETA news agency)

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References[edit]

1. Medien in Südosteuropa: Interview mit der SEEMO http://www.medienheft.ch/de/nc/14/date/0000/00/00/medien-in-suedosteuropa/article/8.html

2. BIRN http://www.balkaninsight.com/en/birn-summer-school/oliver-vujovic

3. Beate Ursula Joseph: Journalism Education in Countries With Limited Media Freedom page 243-244

5. Katerina Balabanova Media, Wars and Politics: Comparing the Incomparable in Western and Eastern Europe, Page 74