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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November 22, 2019
We are happy to announce that Aleksandra Skripnik has joined the Center as an intern for our new Journalism Breakthroughs project.
November 21, 2019
The Director of the Center for Media, Data and Society was the guest of the podcast Just a Tea by Transmedia.
November 21, 2019
Romania’s media market seems vibrant and diverse, but in reality, the local environment hardly enables independent journalism to thrive. Independent journalism survives thanks to a string of small online outlets that are struggling financially and grappling with a low level of trust and a public unwilling to pay for media content.
November 15, 2019
We are happy to announce that Peter Gross, professor emeritus and former Director of the University of Tennessee’s School of Journalism and Electronic Media has joined our Center as a Fellow.


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