Article on Media Assistance and Development of Functional Media Institutions in Serbia Published in the Yearbook of the Faculty of Political Science, Belgrade

In this paper, the author tends to re-discuss the concept of the media assistance and, based on empirical data collected through primary and secondary research, investigate how it contributes to the development of Serbian media environment and, specifically, to establishment and reforms of important media institutions. The entire yearbook is available at the following link: http://www.fpn.bg.ac.rs/2015/01/14/26381/.

This article is one of the outcomes of a regional research project on Development of Functional Media Institutions in Western Balkans - A Comparative Study, which analyzes the effects and efficacy of media assistance programs in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Macedonia, and Serbia during 2012 and 2013. The project was jointly implemented by Center for Social Research Analitika, Center for Research and Policy Making from Macedonia, Albanian Media Institute and Democracy for Development from Kosovo, funded by the Regional Research Promotion Programme (RRPP) in the Western Balkans.