The Center for Media, Data and Society (CMDS) is a research center for the study of media, communication, and information policy and its impact on society and practice. Founded in 2004 as the Center for Media and Communication Studies, CMDS is part of the CEU Democracy Institute and serves as a focal point for an international network of acclaimed scholars, research institutions and activists.

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May 12, 2022

Our Director Marius Dragomir was a guest on Late Edition, a talk show on South Asian Television (SATV), one of the most viewed television channels in Bangladesh.

May 10, 2022

Our Senior Program Officer and Researcher Éva Bognár talked to RTL-Klub’s primetime news program about the impact of government propaganda.

May 9, 2022

In a new research article published in the Journal of Political Ideologies, Omran Shoufri and CMDS Fellow Benjamin De Cleen analyze German far-right reflections and strategic thinking about populism.

May 6, 2022

The Greek media report on our study on the sorry state of state media after it was cited by a member of the Greek Parliament, Giannis Ragousis (SYRIZA).


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