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Media reporting and respect of human rights in criminal procedure

Author(s): Mrvić-Petrović Nataša

Journal: Temida
ISSN 1450-6637

Volume: 8;
Issue: 4;
Start page: 23;
Date: 2005;
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In this paper the cases from the practice of criminal courts in Serbia during 2004 are analyzed. On the basis of findings from monitoring of trials the author argues that incorrect media reporting has negative consequences on the right to fair trial political manipulation of media and biased and sensationalistic reporting are stressed. As a possible solution the author suggests education and restricted access to information during pre-trial procedure.
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