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    75th Session of the Complaints Commission of the Press Council in BiH, 20.07.2017

    75th Session of the Complaints Commission of the Press Council in BiH

    July 20th 2017

    The session of the Complaints commission of the Press Council in BiH will be held on Thursday, July 20 2017.

    The Press Council in BiH received a total of 71 complaints.


    During the session, forty three (43) complaints will be considered, received in the period May - July 2017.

    In this period, the Press Council received fourteen (14) complaints that were resolved through self-regulation, i.e. by publication of a denial, reaction, correction or apology, or by the removal of articles containing hate speech, incitement and discrimination.

    4 complaints are still in procedure; in 13 cases the complainants withdrew from further proceeding or a court process was initiated, while 3 complaints received were outside of the Press Council in BiH’s jurisdiction, as they regarded content published on social media, blogs, forums and electronic media - radio or television.


    The session will be attended by the members of the Complaints Commission: Attorney Dražen Zubak, Judge Nada Arsenić, Attorney Nada Dalipagic, Editor Fuad Kovačević, Jouranlist Milan Šutalo, Jouranlist Muhamed Jusić, Docent Zlatiborka Popov Momčinović PhD and Journalist Suzana Mijatović.

    The Adjudications of the Complaints Commission are public. They are sent to the editorial staff and the complainant for review and permanently posted on the website, www.vzs.ba, Facebook http://www.facebook.com/VijeceZaStampuBiH, and Twitter page of the Press Council in BiH, https://twitter.com/VZSuBiH.

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