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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April 16, 2019
Sejal Parmar discusses the UK’s possible extradition of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange to the United States for computer hacking and the UK Foreign Office’s new campaign on the defence of media freedom.
April 15, 2019
CMDS is looking for two enthusiastic and committed students to help with our center’s research and funding strategies. We seek students who are interested in topics related to funding media and journalism and in how philanthropy funding works.
April 11, 2019
Fourth-wave feminism is here. Misogyny and sexism are challenged like never before.
March 28, 2019
More elderly than ever before use the internet today as the digital gap between generations is narrowing. Expect less depression and fewer shrinks around.

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