20 years MIA


Interview – 20 Years MIA:

The Macedonian Information Agency (MIA) on the occasion of its 20th anniversary starting today until September 28 will be publishing interviews every day with prominent figures in politics and public life in Macedonia and the region, as well as with current and former employees and associates of the Agency.


Kjurcievska: Dream team propelled MIA on Macedonia’s media scene

Skopje, 21 September 2018 (MIA) – Liljana Kjurcievska, who has been part of the Macedonian Information Agency (MIA) English Language News Service since the agency’s establishment, speaks about MIA ‘then and now’ in a brief interview honoring MIA’s 20th birthday...more






MoI Spasovski: MIA – one of most diligent chronologists of Macedonian, regional, global political scene

Skopje, 20 September 2018 (MIA) - In an interview on MIA’s 20th anniversary, Minister of Interior Oliver Spasovski voices his satisfaction with the respectable cooperation with the agency in terms of credible informing of the general public...more


BTA Director General Minchev: The best of MIA-BTA partnership is yet to come

Skopje, 19 September 2018 (MIA) – In an interview on the occasion of MIA’s 20th anniversary, Maksim Minchev, Director General Director of the Bulgarian news Agency (BTA), hails the excellent professional cooperation between the two agencies...more


Krasniqi (KosovaPress): MIA and KosovaPress to advance their fruitful cooperation

Skopje, 18 September 2018 (MIA)
 - In an interview in honor of MIA’s 20th birthday, Skender Krasniqi, Director of Kosovo news agency (KosovaPress), commends the excellent, professional cooperation between the two agencies...more


Boris Kunoski: 20 years of dedication turns MIA into recognizable medium in the region

Skopje, 17 September 2018 (MIA) - Journalist Boris Kunoski, who is in fact the first ever employee at the Agency, in an interview with MIA marking its 20th anniversary looks back on its beginnings...more


AGERPRES: MIA to keep promoting real, unbiased news

Skopje, 16 September 2018 (MIA) - In an interview in honor of MIA’s 20th birthday, Alexandru Giboi, Director of Romanian New Agency (AGERPRES), says the cooperation between the two agencies has been based on sincere sharing of experiences and views on the evolution of mass-media...more

 Џабир Дерала

Xhabir Deralla: MIA can play a leading role in Macedonia's media space

Skopje, 15 September 2018 (MIA) - Columnist, human rights activist, and CIVIL Center for Freedom's manager Xhabir Deralla said in an interview ahead of MIA's 20th anniversary he was glad about the recent changes within the news agency, although he thought its transformation was not complete yet...more


Dac: MIA should be always in the service of truth

Skopje, 14 September 2018 (MIA) - Stage, television and film actor Dragan Spasov-Dac in a short interview with MIA on its 20th anniversary reflects on the cooperation with the Agency so far all the while emphasizing the importance of journalistic objectivity, ethics and morality...more

 Ð Ð°Ð´Ð¼Ð¸Ð»Ð° Шекеринска

DM Sekerinska: MIA should nourish Macedonia’s democracy

Skopje, 2018 (MIA) - In an era of fake news I expect MIA to offer credible information, to not succumb to sensationalism or political influence, Defense Minister Radmila Sekerinska says in an interview for the agency’s 20th birthday...more


Huremovic (FENA): MIA – best advocate of Macedonia’s precious tradition, culture

Skopje, 12 September 2018 (MIA) - In an interview in honor of MIA’s 20th birthday, Elmir Huremovic, Director of the Bosnian News Agency (FENA), says the Macedonian information Agency is a significant source of credible information in the region...more


Ajdini: Readers and media - best reviewers of MIA's work

Skopje, 11 September 2018 (MIA)
 - MIA's deputy executive director Halit Ajdini in an interview with MIA marking its 20th anniversary says that the readers, journalists and media outlets that use MIA's products are the best reviewers of the Agency's work since its beginnings...more


Thimonier: Independent, efficient public information service - vital for Macedonia’s European future

Skopje, 10 September 2018 (MIA) - In an interview honoring MIA’s 20th anniversary, French Ambassador to Macedonia Christian Thimonier expresses satisfaction with the agency’s progress in offering objective, unbiased information...more

 Дарко Панчев

Pancev: More sport and culture, less politics

Skopje, 9 September 2018 (MIA) - Darko Pancev, one of Macedonia's best football players in history, expresses satisfaction from the cooperation with the Macedonian Information Agency-MIA, in an interview on occasion of the agency's 20. anniversary...more


Robert Popovski: Objektiviteti gjatë publikimit të lajmeve të jetë imperativ për MIA-n

Skopje, 8 September 2018 (MIA) – Macedonian Minister for Communication, Accountability, and Transparency Robert Popovski said in an interview ahead of MIA's 20th anniversary that the Agency, among other things, needs to report impartially to build up the trust of the public...more

 Бранка Ѓукиќ

Djukic: We will survive on media market if we catch up with the times

Skopje, 2018 (MIA) - In a short interview given on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of Macedonian Information Agency (MIA), the Director of the Serbian news agency Tanjug, Branka Djukic, said that the area of cooperation between the two agencies is significantly broad, ...more


Treneski: MIA’s founding team–advocate of the agency’s independence and credibility

Skopje, 6 September 2018 (MIA) - Borce Treneski, the first President of MIA’s Supervisory Board, reflects on the efforts for establishing the agency in an interview honoring the 20th birthday of the Macedonian Information Agency. ...more

 Талат Џафери

Xhaferi: MIA has managed to achieve expected level of professionalism 

Skopje, 5 September 2018 (MIA)
 - On occasion of the 20th anniversary of the Macedonian Information Agency (MIA), Parliament Speaker Talat Xhaferi gives his views on prior and future cooperation with the agency. ...more


Causidis: Collective agreement 'the best congratulation' on MIA's birthday

Skopje, 4 September 2018 (MIA) - Tamara Causidis, Head of the Independent Union of Journalists and Media Workers (IUJMW), in a short interview on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of MIA talks about the trade union's ...more


 Lupevska-Sozen: MIA justifies its existence

Skopje, 3 September 2018 (MIA) –  Lately, MIA has justified the trust it is enjoying among the public and on media scene, TV Telma editor Snezana Lupevska Sozen says in an interview on the occasion of the agency’s 20th anniversary... more


Tuneva: MIA – round-the-clock chronologist of events at home and abroad

Skopje, 1 September 2018 (MIA) - The Council of Media Ethics of Macedonia Executive Director, Marina Tuneva, who worked as a journalist/editor in the Macedonian Information Agency (MIA), shares her opinion about MIA’s beginnings and development in a brief interview.,... more


Vlatko Stefanovski: MIA reporters should keep being defenders of truth

Skopje, 2018 (MIA) – Vlatko Stefanovski, one of the best Macedonian rock, pop, and jazz musicians, in an interview ahead of MIA's 20th anniversary told us he was glad the news agency made it through the years while managing to publish information that's relevant and true. ... more

Индира Кастратовиќ

Kastratovic: MIA service brings sports events closer to fans

Skopje, 31 August 2018 (MIA) – One of best Macedonian female handball players, Indira Kastratovic, hails the MIA’s coverage of sports events in a brief interview honoring the agency’s 20th anniversary.... more 


Младен Чадиковски

Chadikovski: MIA has the chance to position itself as the pivot of news broadcasting

Skopje, 30 August 2018 (MIA) – 24 Vesti TV channel's editor-in-chief Mladen Chadikovski said in an interview ahead of MIA's 20th anniversary that the Agency has been fundamental for Macedonia's statehood as a vital part of establishing the country's professional journalism.... more 


Даниела Трпчевска

Trpcevska: I had the honor to publish MIA's very first news

Skopje, 29 August 2018 (MIA) - Journalist Daniela Trpcevska, who wrote the first news distributed by MIA on 30 September 1998, talks to MIA as the news agency marks its 20th anniversary.... more