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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September 17, 2018

On the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the Lehman Brothers crash, On the Media interviewed resident fellow Dean Starkman about the reasons why business journalists didn't warn us of the 2008 crisis.

September 10, 2018

Bernhard Odehnal recently wrote an article about the changes happening in Central Europe's media landscape, analysing the situation with the use of data produced by Visegrad Insight.

September 3, 2018

A workshop on how to track down and expose organized crime and corruption across borders and databases with award-winning investigative journalists Paul Radu and Miranda Patrucic from the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project.

August 18, 2018

CMDS advisory board member Stefaan Verhulst, founding director of The Governance Lab (GovLab) at the New York University Tandon School of Engineering, has been named by global policy platform Apolitical to its inaugural list of the world’s 100 Most Influential People in Digital Government for 2018.


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