Entries by DFC Team

Entirely protect journalists and their sources

The Digital Forensic Center discussed with Tamara Srzentic, Minister of Public Administration, Digital Society and Media, the negative scores that Montenegro obtained in the World Press Freedom Index published by Reporters Without Borders in April, as well as the increasingly present online hate speech issue. Minister Srzentic emphasized that her Ministry has started the Continuing […]

Read the new DFC Magazine issue

The 32nd DFC Magazine issue brings the interview with the Minister of Public Administration, Digital Society and Media Tamara Srzentic. We discussed with the Minister the situation in the media in Montenegro, reforms that the Ministry is preparing, as well as the hate speech that is increasingly present on social media and the internet. The […]

Goal: To increase media literacy and critical thinking of the young

At the beginning of June, the Digital Forensic Center organized a workshop for Young Digital Sherlocks that provided an opportunity for around twenty students coming from different Montenegrin faculties to learn in detail about the increasingly present phenomenon of disinformation, how to fight it, which psychological aspects hide behind such campaigns, about the modus operandi […]

Read the new DFC Magazine issue

The new DFC Magazine issue presents a shorter version of the author’s analysis of the attempt to assimilate Montenegro into the Serbian world. Besides, we also bring the article about discussions in the Montenegrin public and the overall events ahead of the signing of the Fundamental Agreement between Montenegro and the Serbian Orthodox Church. In […]

The Serbian World – Originally Borrowed Concept

Serbia has distinguished itself as a testing ground for articulating Russian interests, as a predominantly Orthodox state, in which the notions of nationality and religion are considered identical. Issues of nation and religion are often mixed, and Serbianness and Orthodoxy are equated. These are very suitable specifics for the action of Russian soft power in […]

Media literacy – a way to create a more human and fairer society

During the summer semester, the Faculty of Philology introduced the module Media literacy within the project Preparing future teachers: Education for Democracy and Human Rights. For this occasion, in this month’s DFC Magazine issue, we are talking with the module authors Ph.D. Dusanka Popovic, Assistant Professor at the study programs Montenegrin Language and South Slavic […]

Meritocracy – a principle only on paper

Proclaimed principles of the new government, with the principle of meritocracy being particularly emphasized, have announced that the changes in all areas of Montenegrin society, including the intelligence and security sector, will be characterized by further necessary professionalization and modernization. This would ultimately result in a more efficient structure of the National Security Agency and […]

Read the new DFC Magazine issue

The new DFC Magazine issue brings the analysis of the activities of the new government regarding the intelligence and security sector in Montenegro, which have been perceived among a significant part of both the Montenegrin and international public as undermining of previously achieved results in that field, weakening of cooperation and sowing of distrust in […]

Media coverage of Election Day in Niksic: Heightening tensions and spreading narratives

The Election Day in Niksic passed in a relatively peaceful atmosphere, even though during the weeks prior to March 14, these elections had been evaluated as historic. Several (minor) incidents were reported, such as a violent attempt of mail-in voting reported by the Centre for Monitoring and Research (CeMI). However, numerous pieces of disinformation and […]