gazetatema.net

Tema Online is the online publication of the daily Tema through domain gazetatema.net. The domain was registered in 2005 and is currently one of the most popular websites in Albania, offering news, comments and entertainment. The outlet is owned by journalist and media entrepreneur, Mero Baze.

The owner of the daily Tema pioneered online media in 1999 while Tema online became a reference point after 2009.

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Ownership Type

Private

Geographic Coverage

Global

Content Type

free content

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company/channel informs proactively and comprehensively about its ownership, data is constantly updated and easily verifiable

4 ♥

Media Companies / Groups

“Mero Baze”

Ownership

Ownership Structure

Tema Online is published by Mero Baze, sole proprietorship

Voting Rights

Voting rights are the same as shareholders rights.

Individual Owner

100%
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General Information

Founding Year

1999

Affiliated Interests Founder

Mero Baze

A journalist and media entrepreneur. He worked as journalist in various media outlets, including Voice of America and Radio Free Europe since 1990s and opened his own newspaper, Tema, in 1999. He is known for his daily editorials mostly on politics and for "Antena Brenda Familjes" (Antena within the Family), a satirical daily column. He headlined a TV Show called Faktor Plus in Vizion Plus TV channel between 2008 and 2012.
Mero Baze is known for being a supporter of former President and Prime Minister Sali Berisha up to 2008 when he was transformed into a formidable critic of his rule and faced government pressure, threats and attacks. More than a decade later, he continues to be the most vocal critic of Berisha, while his newspaper is widely perceived as a supporter of Rama’s government.

Affiliated Interests Ceo

Mero Baze

A journalist and media entrepreneur. He worked as journalist in various media outlets, including Voice of America and Radio Free Europe since 1990s and opened his own newspaper in 1999. He is known for his daily editorials mostly on politics and for "Antena Brenda Familjes" (Antena within the Family), a satirical daily column. He directed a TV Show called Faktor Plus in Vizion Plus TV channel between 2008 and 2012.
He is known for being a supporter of former President and Prime Minister Sali Berisha up to 2008 when he was transformed into a formidable critic of his rule. Baze faced government pressure on his business, threats and attacks due to his critiques on government dealings.
His newspaper was evicted from a government owned building for which he signed a 20-year lease contract in 2009. Baze was violently beaten by Rezart Taçi, a controversial businessman, after reporting on the murky privatization of Albanian oil refinery Armo and tax evasion.
Baze pioneered online media in 1999 while Tema online became a reference point after 2009. Since 2014, he owns 20% of Tema TV, a news channel streamed online and on the Digitalb platform. Baze is the author of various non-fiction books.

Affiliated Interests Editor-In-Chief

Bledi Lumani

a journalist and the editor in chief of Tema Newspaper.

Contact

Rr.Ismail Qemali, P.2/1, Sh.2,Ap.1, Tirana

Email: merobaze@gmail.com

Website: www.gazetatema.net

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