Panel 1: FREEDOM

Summary of presentations given during the panel on freedom. The introductory lecture on the panel on freedom was given by Simona Guerra from the University of Leicester. She said that the process of democratization is in retreat not only in Europe, but in the global context. Guerra showed that those countries that have democratized after …

Zrinjka Peruško: Challenges to the Role of the Media in a Democracy

Summary of Zrinjka Peruško’s presentation given during the roundtable Citizen’s Rights and Challenges to Democracy in Croatia (English and Croatian version): Zrinjka Peruško believes that the world is today on a turning point which is triggered by the digital revolution. Technology is here to undermine old institutions and to provide space for new ones. Consequently, …