STINA is independent news agency based in Split
which deals, besides classic media work, with realization of various
promotional, analytical and educational projects for better development
of transition society on democratic, civil, social and economic
STINA was founded in 1991 with the goal to contribute to professional
and objective informing, oppose media hate speech and help overcome
communication barriers and establishment of bridges across countries
of the former Yugoslavia.
Since that time, STINA has grown up into a respected news agency
which cooperates with numerous media and institutions both in Croatia
STINA has developed varied and specialized informative program realized
via various services and projects which treat issues of democratization,
development of civil society, social and economic reforms, human
and minority rights, media freedom, etc.
STINA is also developing project of informative and educational
character which make it specific and specialized Croatian news agency.
STINA is now cooperating with over 100 media outlets (daily and
weekly newspapers, magazines, radio and TV stations and agencies
in Croatia, other countries of former Yugoslavia - Bosnia and Herzegovina,
Slovenia, Macedonia. Serbia, Montenegro and Kosovo, almost all transition
countries: Albania, Bulgaria, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Romania,
Hungary, Poland, Estonia, Ukraine, Belarus, Azerbaijan, Armenia,
Georgia, Kyrgizstan and some western media in the USA, Switzerland,
Sweden, Austria and Germany.
Some special information services are used by various international
organizations, research and university centers and numerous NGOs.
STINA has a network of 50 correspondents in Croatia, Bosnia and
other countries of former Yugoslavia, almost all countries of eastern
and central Europe and some western metropolis.
Also, STINA employs various experts for specific special
Some of our projects and services are implemented through regional
and international cooperation with various institutions and partners.
Among them are Institute for Democracy in Eastern Europe (Washington,
USA), Media plan Institute and SAFAX news agency (Sarajevo, Bosnia
and Herzegovina), Media Diversity Institute (London, UK), ANEM and
Refugees Return Service (Beograd, FR Yugoslavia).