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    Parliament Watch: Ninth Report on Media Reporting

    In May, the media quoted the least MPs (20%) as sources of information referring to the Parliament since the beginning of the monitoring. Even when they did quote the MPs, in 94% of the cases, those were MPs from...

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    Parliament Watch: Report on the Quality of Debate in May

    The MPs in May increased their mutual interaction, considering the increased number of replies and counter-replies. This is an indicator that they discussed the items on the agenda more frequently, compared to April.    The number of discussions where...

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    Parliament Watch: Report on the Quality of Debate in April

    The MPs in April have reduced the mutual interaction, considering the fact that the percent of individual speeches has increased, whereas the percent of claims and counter-claims has decreased. The MPs have most seldom matched their positions and arguments...

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    Parliament Watch: Seventh Report on Media Reporting

      After the sharp decline in February, the media has increased its reporting on the happenings in the Assembly. They more often informed about the parliamentary discussions on the plenary sessions, especially those concerning the amendments of the laws...

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    Parliament Watch: Report on the Quality of Debate in March

    The MPs on the monitored sessions in March have mostly elaborated their positions with two or more arguments, whereas the number of elaborations with one argument has been decreased. In 17% of the discussions, the elaborations are estimated as...

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    Parliament Watch: Report on the Quality of Debate in February

    In February 2015, the MPs in the Macedonian Parliament had the minimum of elaborations with two or more arguments, while they most often had weak elaborations, insufficient to be considered a full argument, since the beginning of the monitoring...

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    Parliament Watch: Sixth Report on Media Reporting

    In February, the media had the minimum reporting on the work of the Parliament, coinciding with directing the public interest towards the press-conferences of the Opposition and leaking of the supposedly wiretapped audio recordings of high state officials.   ...

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    Parliament Watch: Fifth Report on Media Reporting

    In January 2015, the media informed on the content of the parliamentary debates, views and arguments expressed by MPs, at the highest level since the beginning of the monitoring. The key thing attracting the media attention were the parliamentary...

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    Parliament Watch: Report on the Quality of Debate in January

    In January, the MPs had the least amount of elaborated positions with two or more arguments, while they most often had one argument expressed in their speeches.    During this period they yet again could not prove the rightfulness...

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    Parliament Watch: Fourth Report on Media Reporting

    The parliamentary sessions disputing the Opposition’s mandates dismissal and the amendments to the Law on High Education attracted the media attention in December. Nevertheless, despite covering these subjects, during this period the media yet again mentioned the Parliament mostly...