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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June 22, 2017

The sixth Digital News Report from the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism at the University of Oxford reveals high levels of dissatisfaction with the quality of news and comment generally, and on social media in particular.

May 29, 2017

For ten years, the Russian government has built media across eastern Europe. They are becoming a fearsome player in the region’s media market.

May 26, 2017

Different contexts, similar challenges, ongoing need. These were the key phrases defining a recent panel discussion on Public Service Broadcasting: Opportunities, and Challenges from Around the Globe. As a continuing involvement in the discussions about the state, and the future, of public media around the world, CMDS took part in a panel of the Broadcast Education Association, in 23 April 2017 in Las Vegas.

May 22, 2017

In this episode of the Media and Change Podcast Series, Eva Bognar is interviewing Monroe Price on the foundation of our Center, on the role of CEU in the region and internationally, and the concept of open society.

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