K.9.4. Do you agree that the media is independent of political influence?
Economy Totally disagree Tend to disagree Tend to agree Totally agree DK/refuse
Balkan Barometer 2018
SEE 32 32 22 5 8
Albania 22 33 35 7 3
Bosnia and
Herzegovina
47 29 17 5 3
Croatia n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Kosovo* 30 20 28 12 10
Republic of North
Macedonia
24 41 25 5 5
Montenegro 19 27 36 7 12
Serbia 33 35 17 4 12
Balkan Barometer 2017
SEE 33 36 20 4 6
Albania 23 36 33 7 1
Bosnia and
Herzegovina
43 34 13 6 4
Croatia 36 35 23 4 2
Kosovo* 20 30 38 6 5
Republic of North
Macedonia
32 42 20 3 3
Montenegro 31 30 21 10 8
Serbia 34 39 14 2 11