WEEKLY DIGEST: Oligarchy vs Transparency: tidal wave of fakes against Peevski Act throughout the week. Parliament votes Electoral Code second time

WEEKLY DIGEST: Oligarchy vs Transparency: tidal wave of fakes against Peevski Act throughout the week. Parliament votes Electoral Code second time

May total transparency in the media sector be qualified as encroachment on freedom of speech? Seems unlikely, doesn’t it? In principle you are right: to any normal person the provisions of the so-called Peevski Act are nothing but a guarantee that owing to them people will know who is talking to them from the pages of this or that newspaper or website.

WEEKLY DIGEST: Games of fakes for oligarchs

WEEKLY DIGEST: Games of fakes for oligarchs

Request for conflict of interest investigation of Lozan Panov is already in Brussels

The only way to make people be faithful to you is to make them fear you more than they fear their enemies. This is a quotation from The Game of Thrones. So said Queen of the Seven Kingdoms Cersei Lannister. These words suit perfectly to describe the avalanche of fakes which the oligarch-publishers have released to bury under it the lawmaker and publisher of Telegraph Media Delyan Peevski.

Fake News Digest: Peevski dragged into F-16 conspiracy theory by attorney for Vassilev

Fake News Digest: Peevski dragged into F-16 conspiracy theory by attorney for Vassilev

Classic fake news with conspiracy theory elements was presented in court by one of the attorneys representing fugitive banker Tsvetan Vassilev – Konstantin Simeonov. The lawyer must have been truly devastated by the fact that the interminable farce of reading the entire indictment in the CorpBank case out loud, a ploy that the Bulgarian Madoff’s defence used to stall proceedings, was finally over and that now the case can actually be heard because he tried to shift the focus by creating a scandalous manipulation, connecting the name of lawmaker and Telegraph Media publisher Delyan Peevski and Vassilev’s absurd claim under the Global Magnitsky Act, on the one hand, to the government’s decision to negotiate the purchase of F-16 fighter planes, on the other.