24sata is a Croatian daily newspaper published in Zagreb, Croatia. 24sata is the youngest daily newspaper in Croatia and it was launched by Styria Medien AG, an Austrian media group, in March 2005. Its first editor-in-chief, Matija Babić, announced that the new newspaper would target young, the first issue of 24sata seemed to be nothing more than the first Croatian daily tabloid newspaper in terms of both its content and format. However, within six months after its launch the paper managed to establish its position as the third daily newspaper in Croatia in terms of circulation. This success was due partly to the attractive price, after Matija Babić was removed from the post of editor-in-chief on 5 July 2005, Boris Trupčević became the new editor in chief. Before he joined 24sata he was the publisher of Sanoma Magazines in Croatia and he was succeeded by Renato Ivanuš, and as of 2015. 24sata had a circulation of 116,000 copies in 2013, the online version was launched at the same time as the print edition.
It became the most visited website in Croatia in 2012, online version has a Mobile Website, as well as iOS, Android and Windows phone applications. In September 2005 24sata was described as the most innovative daily newspaper concept by Tyler Brûlé, in 2009, 24sata was awarded the European Newspaper of the Year in the category of Judges’ Special Recognition by the European Newspapers Congress. In October 2012, the paper was given the Best Use of Facebook Award at the XMA Cross Media Awards held in Frankfurt, INMA awarded 24sata with second place in category Best Idea To Grow Digital Audience or Engagement Official website
Narodne novine is the official gazette of the Republic of Croatia which publishes laws, regulations and official decisions and releases them in the public domain. It is published by the public company. The Narodne novine started as the Novine Horvatzke, first published on January 6,1835 by Ljudevit Gaj, who created and printed the paper. The first usage of the term Narodne novine was in 1843, Gaj sold the original publishing company to the government in 1868. The current incarnation of the company was founded in 1952. In 2001 the company became a public company, on publication, legislation begins a brief period known as vacatio legis, allowing for it to become widely known before taking legal effect
Poslovni dnevnik is a Croatian daily business newspaper published in Zagreb. The newspaper was launched in March 2004, and it claims to be the first Croatian business daily, the print edition is published five times a week, and printed on peach-colored paper, in imitation of the Financial Times. The paper runs the poslovni, since May 2010 Poslovni dnevnik prints the Croatian-language edition of The International Weekly, The New York Times weekly selection of articles. The papers main competitor on the Croatian market is Business. hr
Croatia, officially the Republic of Croatia, is a sovereign state between Central Europe, Southeast Europe, and the Mediterranean. Its capital city is Zagreb, which one of the countrys primary subdivisions. Croatia covers 56,594 square kilometres and has diverse, mostly continental, Croatias Adriatic Sea coast contains more than a thousand islands. The countrys population is 4.28 million, most of whom are Croats, the Croats arrived in the area of present-day Croatia during the early part of the 7th century AD. They organised the state into two duchies by the 9th century, tomislav became the first king by 925, elevating Croatia to the status of a kingdom. The Kingdom of Croatia retained its sovereignty for nearly two centuries, reaching its peak during the rule of Kings Petar Krešimir IV and Dmitar Zvonimir, Croatia entered a personal union with Hungary in 1102. In 1527, faced with Ottoman conquest, the Croatian Parliament elected Ferdinand I of the House of Habsburg to the Croatian throne. In 1918, after World War I, Croatia was included in the unrecognized State of Slovenes and Serbs which seceded from Austria-Hungary, a fascist Croatian puppet state backed by Fascist Italy and Nazi Germany existed during World War II.
After the war, Croatia became a member and a federal constituent of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia. On 25 June 1991 Croatia declared independence, which came wholly into effect on 8 October of the same year, the Croatian War of Independence was fought successfully during the four years following the declaration. A unitary state, Croatia is a republic governed under a parliamentary system, the International Monetary Fund classified Croatia as an emerging and developing economy, and the World Bank identified it as a high-income economy. Croatia is a member of the European Union, United Nations, the Council of Europe, NATO, the World Trade Organization, the service sector dominates Croatias economy, followed by the industrial sector and agriculture. Tourism is a significant source of revenue during the summer, with Croatia ranked the 18th most popular tourist destination in the world, the state controls a part of the economy, with substantial government expenditure. The European Union is Croatias most important trading partner, since 2000, the Croatian government constantly invests in infrastructure, especially transport routes and facilities along the Pan-European corridors.
Internal sources produce a significant portion of energy in Croatia, the rest is imported, the origin of the name is uncertain, but is thought to be a Gothic or Indo-Aryan term assigned to a Slavic tribe. The oldest preserved record of the Croatian ethnonym *xъrvatъ is of variable stem, the first attestation of the Latin term is attributed to a charter of Duke Trpimir from the year 852. The original is lost, and just a 1568 copy is preserved—leading to doubts over the authenticity of the claim, the oldest preserved stone inscription is the 9th-century Branimir Inscription, where Duke Branimir is styled as Dux Cruatorvm. The inscription is not believed to be dated accurately, but is likely to be from during the period of 879–892, the area known as Croatia today was inhabited throughout the prehistoric period
Novi list is the oldest Croatian daily newspaper published in Rijeka. It is read mostly in Primorje-Gorski Kotar County of Croatia, novi list had the distinction of being the only Croatian daily newspaper which kept a critical distance from the government of Franjo Tuđman during the 1990s. Today it is considered a centre-left newspaper
Media of Croatia
The media of Croatia refers to mass media outlets based in Croatia. Television and newspapers are all operated by both state-owned and for-profit corporations which depend on advertising and other sales-related revenues, the first national for-profit channel Nova TV was thus launched in 2000 and it was joined by RTL four years in 2004. Both Nova TV and RTL are foreign-owned, in print media, the market is dominated by the Croatian Europapress Holding and Austrian Styria Media Group companies which publish their flagship dailies Jutarnji list, Večernji list and 24sata. Other widely read national dailies are Novi list and the government-owned Vjesnik, the most popular current affairs weekly is Globus, along with a number of specialised publications, some of which are published by government-sponsored cultural institutions. Croatias film industry is small in size and heavily assisted by the government, Internet is in widespread use in the country, with approximately 63% of population having an access from home in 2012.
In the early 1990s, the process was accompanied by the strong role of the Croatian Journalists Association as well as of Europapress Holding. The latter recently faced an economic crisis due to oversized ambitions. Similarly, cult-station Radio 101 lately turned into a commercial broadcaster after a murky privatisation process. The Constitution of Croatia protects freedom of expression and freedom of the press, bans censorship and it guarantees the right to correction, if legal rights are violated by published news. The media in Croatia are regulated by the Law on Media, the Law on Electronic Media, the Law on Croatian Radio-Television, the Croatian legislation, including media law, has been harmonized with EU Law in the process of EU accession. The Croatian Criminal Code and Civil Code contain the provisions about defamation, the burden of proof about libel has been shiften on the prosecutor since 2005. In 2005, four journalists were convicted to suspended sentences for libel. Hate speech in Croatia leads to a maximum 5 years prison sentence, insulting the Republic of Croatia, its coat of arms, national anthem, or flag is punished with up to 3 years of prison.
In 2013 the Croatian parliament passed an amendment criminalising vilification, intended as systematic and this was seen as worrying by media professionals, and confirmed when an investigative reporter was fined in 2014. As IREX notes, a journalist can be prosecuted even if reporting only verified facts if the judge thinks that the facts are not in the public interest. Access to information in Croatia is well-defined right, though limited by a proportionality, an independent information commissioner monitors its compliance. There have been concerns about the mindset of the tending to reduce the public to a passive recipient of information. Journalists lack training and resources to information, only 7% of Croatian journalists ever asked for access to official documents
Mosor, or Mount Mosor, is a mountain range in Croatia located near the city of Split on the Adriatic coast. It belongs to Dinaric Alps, and it stretches from the pass of Klis in the northwest to the Cetina River in the southeast, the highest peak is the eponymous Mosor peak at 1,339 m. a. s. l. There are no inhabited areas on the mountain above 600 metres, Mosor is mainly composed of karst — limestone rocks. There are two huts and many mountaineering paths on Mosor
Hanza Media is the leading media company in Croatia and Southeast Europe, with 5 daily newspapers and more than 30 magazines. According to Media Market Monitor, it is the largest and fastest growing media company in Southeast Europe. EPHs book publishing division sold more than 20 million books in the last few years, hanza Media has strong national and international operations and is involved in printed media distribution, media production and tourism. EPH did not timely nor successfully adapt to market and financial crisis hit the newspaper industry after 2008. Faced with the impossibility of regular loan repayment, the ownership reached in February 2014 a pre-failure settlement with creditors, so 90 percent of the share passed into the hands of the Hypo Group, which soon sold its share to the local attorney Marijan Hanžeković. Founded in 1990 by Ninoslav Pavić and his partners, Europapress Holdings first publication was the news magazine Globus. First published in December 1990, Globus was originally devised as a tabloid, low circulation and financial losses marked its first year in print.
However, with the start of the Croatian War of Independence, Globus instantly shifted its focus and it was the first publication to report war crimes committed by Serbian forces against Croats in Croatia. Later on, in mid and late 1990s, Globus started writing about the aspects of privatization in Croatia, organized crime. As such, Globus is credited for introducing investigative and independent journalism in Croatia, ever since its founding, Globus remained the most influential political magazine in Croatia. In 1996, Playboy Enterprises and Europapress Holding announced a partnership to launch a new edition of Playboy magazine in Croatia, Playboy Croatia officially launched with its February/March 1997 issue. EPH sold its rights on Playboy and Grazia in 2010, in 1998, Europapress Holding decided to start Jutarnji list, a modern daily newspaper with progressive social views. It was launched in April 1998, being the first successful daily newspaper to appear after Croatian independence and it was named after a Zagreb daily that used to circulate before WW2.
It quickly took the share of Croatian media market and became one of the most read newspapers in country. Today, its circulation is about 115,000, in 1999, Europapress holding bought Sportske novosti, the only sports daily in Croatia and one of the leading sports newspapers in Europe. On 30 December 2005 Zvonimir Boban was appointed CEO of Sportske novosti, Boban resigned from his position in December 2008 due to his long-standing dissatisfaction with the editorial board. On 1 March 2003, a bomb exploded under the car of Nino Pavić, Pavić was not in the car when the bomb exploded. No one was hurt, but the investigation failed to trace the attacker or attackers
Dalmatia is one of the four historical regions of Croatia, alongside Croatia proper and Istria. Dalmatia is a belt of the east shore of the Adriatic Sea. The hinterland ranges in width from fifty kilometres in the north, to just a few kilometres in the south,79 islands run parallel to the coast, the largest being Brač, Pag and Hvar. The largest city is Split, followed by Zadar, the name of the region stems from an Illyrian tribe called the Dalmatae, who lived in the area in classical antiquity. Later it became a Roman province, and as result a Romance culture emerged, along with the now-extinct Dalmatian language, largely replaced with related Venetian. With the arrival of Croats to the area in the 8th century, who occupied most of the hinterland and Romance elements began to intermix in language and the culture. During the Middle Ages, its cities were conquered by, or switched allegiance to. The longest-lasting rule was the one of the Republic of Venice, between 1815 and 1918, it was as a province of Austrian Empire known as the Kingdom of Dalmatia.
It was the Romans who first gave Dalmatia its name, inspired by the Illyrian word “delmat”, meaning a proud and its Latin form Dalmatia gave rise to its current English name. In the Venetian language, once dominant in the area, it is spelled Dalmàssia, the modern Croatian spelling is Dalmacija, pronounced. Dalmatia is referenced in the New Testament at 2 Timothy 4,10 so its name has been translated in many of the worlds languages. In antiquity the Roman province of Dalmatia was much larger than the present-day Split-Dalmatia County, Dalmatia is today a historical region only, not formally instituted in Croatian law. Its exact extent is uncertain and subject to public perception. According to Lena Mirošević and Josip Faričić of the University of Zadar, the southern part of Lika and upper Pounje, which were not a part of Austrian Dalmatia, became a part of Zadar County. From the present-day administrative and territorial point of view, Dalmatia comprises the four Croatian littoral counties with seats in Zadar, Šibenik, Dalmatia is therefore generally perceived to extend approximately to the borders of the Austrian Kingdom of Dalmatia.
The Encyclopædia Britannica defines Dalmatia as extending to the narrows of Kotor, other sources, such as the Treccani encyclopedia and the Rough Guide to Croatia still include the Bay as being part of the region. This definition does not include the Bay of Kotor, nor the islands of Rab, Sveti Grgur and it excludes the northern part of the island of Pag, which is part of the Lika-Senj County. However, it includes the Gračac Municipality in Zadar County, which was not a part of the Kingdom of Dalmatia and is not traditionally associated with the region, the inhabitants of Dalmatia are culturally subdivided into two or three groups
Novosti is a Croatian weekly magazine based in Zagreb. The organization was established in July 1997 in Zagreb, based on the granting the right to self-government for Serbs in Croatia as set in the Erdut Agreement. It deals with issues related to the Serb community in Croatia, the Novosti weekly was originally launched by SNV in December 1999 in broadsheet format as a weekly publication primarily concerned with minority politics related to Serbs of Croatia. However, its circulation was limited to subscribers and was not widely available in newsstands for the first ten years of its existence, as of December 2009 its circulation is 8,000. Its editor-in-chief is Ivica Đikić, formerly of Novi list daily, political satire and social commentary are integral part of Novosti editorial policy. Some of them were calling for cancellation of support for the newspaper. President stated that she consider journal satire to be inappropriate and similar to cartoons of Muhammad in foreign press such as Charlie Hebdo, drago Kovačević Official website Serb National Council official website
Business. hr is a Croatian daily business newspaper and website based in Zagreb. The newspaper is published in format and was originally launched as a business weekly in late 2005. Like their only Croatian competitor Poslovni dnevnik, the paper runs the business, the paper was founded by the Swedish Bonnier Group, a media group present in 21 countries, which owns the Slovenian business daily Finance. hr between 2006 and 2009. In April 2009 the paper was sold to Mims Group, a Bosnian group which owns the Sarajevo-based dailies Oslobođenje. Mims Group bought a 65 percent share while the remaining 35 percent was acquired by a company called Mreža Znanja from Zagreb, Poslovni dnevnik Privredni vjesnik Official website
Sportske novosti is a Croatian daily sports newspaper based in Zagreb. It was first published as a magazine on 9 August 1945. It changed its name to Narodni sport on 10 December 1945, since March 1949 it was published twice a week, and since 1951 three times per week. In 1962 it was acquired by the Vjesnik publishing company and its name was changed to Sportske novosti on 1 March 1962 and from on it was published five times per week. Since 1967 it was published six times per week, from 1974 to 1987 it had a circulation of 100,000 copies which turned Sportske novosti into the most popular sports newspaper in Yugoslavia. In 1990 it began presenting awards for Mens Sports Team of the Year, in 1999 it was acquired by Europapress holding publishing company and since 2001 it is regularly published on Sundays. Later that year the Sportske Novosti Footballer of the Year award for the best football player in the world as voted by some of the top coaches. On 30 December 2005 Zvonimir Boban was appointed CEO of Sportske novosti who announced that the newspaper would in the future give more attention to football-related news, Boban resigned from his position in December 2008 due to his long-standing dissatisfaction with the editorial board.
In 2013, along the Croatian football syndicate was established Football Oscar awards, chosen by Croatian footballers, Sportske novosti awards Sportske novosti Yellow Shirt award Sportske Novosti World Footballer of the Year award Official website