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 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.
November 30, 2018

In an unprecedented concerted action pro-Orbán media owners 'donated' their news channels, internet news portals, tabloid and sports newspapers, several radio stations, numerous magazines and all of Hungary’s county newspapers, to a newly formed media conglomerate equipped with immense resources.

November 28, 2018

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