Media Information Agency

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Media Information Agency
Native name
Медиумска информативна агенција
Formerly
Macedonian Information Agency
Public
Industry News agency
Founded 1992
Headquarters Skopje, North Macedonia
Website mia.mk

Media Information Agency (MIA;[1] Macedonian: Медиумска информативна агенција, translit Mediumska Informativna Agencija) is a public information service of North Macedonia. It is among the news agencies that provide professional standards in the sphere of its basic function - covering events, news and information. MIA works 24 hours a day distributing news in Macedonian, English and Albanian supporting the entire information space - printed and electronic media in the country, the media on Macedonian language abroad, the embassies of North Macedonia and other organisations, institutions, missions

History

MIA was established by Parliament's decision in 1992. By the decision of the Government of the Republic of North Macedonia in 1997, MIA started to work in 1998. It is registered as stock company.

MIA launched the first news on September 30, 1998.

Membership and cooperation

Membership

MIA is a member of ABNA - the Association of Southeast European News Agencies and part of information pool: ROMPRES (Romania), BTA (Bulgaria), ATA (Albania), Tanjug (Serbia), MINA (Montenegro), FENA and SRNA (Bosnia and Herzegovina), STA (Slovenia), HINA (Croatia), ANA - MPA (Greece), Anadolu Agency (Turkey), APA (Austria), EFE (Spain)...

Cooperation

MIA co-operates with the largest news agencies - the Agence France-Presse (AFP), the Chinese Xinhua, the iranian IRNA, the British World Service BBC, the German DPA, the Russian ITAR-TASS. Worldwide information services Deutsche Welle, Free Europe, the Voice of America are using the MIA services.

References

  1. ^ "About MIA". MIA. Retrieved 2019-04-02.

External links

  • Official web site


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