The core of journalism is to release information and ideas that are considered to be important to the general public which, in simple terms, includes the necessity to “widen the truth crucial for all citizens in any country”. A harmful truth is sometimes more valuable than a useful lie. This is why journalists promote the truth and this is why their work is often supervised as far as the freedom of expression is concerned. Freedom of expression is a framework, but also represents a limitation to journalists’ presentation of the truth. They must not create public opinion that would only serve a single social group, including a particular political party or, which often occurs in Bosnia and Herzegovina, serve the interest of only one ethnic group. Accomplishing their fundamental task mainly depends on the way they gather and receive information and also depends on particular group inter-
ests upon which this information has been released. This is why there is a thin line, which separates them from the need to protect their sources and inevitability to, by exposing their sources, contribute to the authenticity of the released and announced attitudes and opinions. We are part of Europe, essentially and in terms of constitution and also legally speaking. Because of this, it is clear why the existing legal framework (European Convention of..