Fokus was founded by a group of several journalists in 2014 for the primary purpose of establishing the Fokus news website. Fokus journalists have received various awards, including for breaking the story of the ventilator scandal during the pandemic which eventually resulted in the criminal conviction of the prime minister of the entity of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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Damir Begović

Damir Begović is one of the owners of Fokus. d.o.o. There is no publicly available biography.

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Adress: Kralja Tvrtka 6, 71.000 Sarajevo

Tel: +387 33 874 751


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198.196 USD / 341.889 BAM (2021)

Operating Profit (in Mill. $)

19.420 USD / 33.501 BAM (2021)

Advertising (in % of total funding)

36.247 USD / 62.527 BAM (2021) (18.2%)

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Ownership data from 2023 is sourced from the Sarajevo Municipal Court Registry and is available through the court upon request. Media outlet was contacted on 8th of August 2023 and responded to our questions. Documents and responses provided by Fokus d.o.o. on 7.9.2023. Ownership data was obtained through a FOI request to the responsible municipal court on 7th of July 2023. Financial data is only available for Fokus doo, not specifically for the outlet. The revenue and operating profit figures are from 2021, and obtained from the Financial Information Agency. The amounts have been converted into USD using the Central Bank's exchange rate for December 31, 2021. Advertising financial data for 2021 were obtained from the company. The number of employees was obtained the same way and it refers to September 2023. Audience share information for the period between March 2022 and March 2023 was obtained from the IPSOS market research firm.

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