SEEMO Launches an Electronic Version of South East and Central Europe Media Handbook

SEEMO Handbook 2010

The South and East Europe Media Organisation (SEEMO), a network of editors, media executives and leading journalists in South East and Central Europe and an affiliate of the International Press Institute (IPI), launches an online version of the South East and Central Europe Media Handbook. The online database contains an array of updated information on Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Belarus, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Greece, Hungary, Kosovo, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Turkey and Ukraine.

The database includes latest political and economic developments, an overview of the media landscape, media-related legislation and media freedom issues. The ERSTE Foundation supports the online and print edition of the South East and Central Europe Media Handbook.

Annual publication since 2004, the South East and Central Europe Media Handbook has been the major source of regional media-related information.  Printed in 4000 copies, with over 2500 pages of information, the 2010 Handbook  includes introductory articles  by  Michael Spindelegger, Austria´s Federal Minister for European and International Affairs; Gerhard Pfanzelter, Secretary General of  Central European Initiative (CEI);  Boris Marte, Member of the Board of ERSTE Foundation and Erhard Busek, former Vice-Chancellor of Austria  and Chairman of the European Forum Alpbach.