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 CEU’s School of Public Policy and serves as a focal point for an international network of acclaimed scholars, research institutions and activists.

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January 21, 2019
The report is on Ukrainian legislation concerning current and possible alternative models of financing of the public broadcaster. A presentation of the report will be held in Strasbourg on January 24.
January 18, 2019
Faced with violent demonstrations, the government of Zimbabwe chose to cut off the internet. That was by far the worst option in a country claiming to be “open for business.”
January 17, 2019
A consortium led by the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network (BIRN), which includes the Center for Media, Data and Society (CMDS) at Central European University, won an €1.8m EU grant to run a three-year project aimed at strengthening journalism across the Balkans and Turkey.
January 10, 2019
The Center for Media, Data and Society (CMDS) at Central European University is accepting applications from Hungarian university students to a three-day workshop on disinformation and propaganda.

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