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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February 14, 2019
Monroe Price, founder and Advisory Board member of CMDS is a lead editor and researcher of the report, while Krisztina Rozgonyi, member of CMDS’s Media Policy Hub is one of the regional and thematic researchers. CMDS Director Marius Dragomir and CMDS Fellow Silvia Chocarro Marcesse are members of the Advisory Group of the report.
February 14, 2019
“Some pro-government media outlets have money flowing into them, while other independent sites have to close their business through lack of funding” says Eva Bognar, Senior Program Officer at CMDS in the report on Hungarian media by Public Radio International.
February 12, 2019
The course Journalism as a Profession by Minna Aslama Horowitz is based on CMDS's Media Influence Matrix Project.
February 12, 2019
Two waves of violence showed that Zimbabwean media is deeply divided in telling the country’s stories. In his article CMDS Fellow John Masuku concludes that Zimbabwean media system needs a serious fix, otherwise bias will continue to drive media coverage.

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