Dragan Bursać from Banja Luka was elected a journalist of the year in 2017. The award ceremony was held before couples of days in Brcko. Decision made by Faruk Zupčević, President of the BiH Journalists Association, from where it was admitted and received, said that the goal was to reward the best and the bravest who contributed to the development of the journalism profession in the past year. However, Bursać, as it was told on this occasion, also had a journalistic honor and courage. Dragan Bursać for Media Daily says he is not a very brave man, but he tries to do his job professionally and professionally.

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