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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October 18, 2018

The Center for Media, Data and Society (CMDS) at Central European University invites applications for a part-time (20 hours/week) Outreach Coordinator position.

October 17, 2018

A new report written by Sameer Padania and published by Ariadne, the network of European funders for social change and human rights, highlights CMDS among academic research institutions that focus on the study of trends in media and journalism funding, including from a public interest perspective. The report entitled "An Introduction to Funding Journalism and Media" is free to download from here.  

October 9, 2018

The German Konrad Adenauer Foundation (KAS) organized a conference on radicalization and de-radicalization on October 2, entitled "Mind the gap: Radicalization and De-Radicalization in Theory and Practice". The conference aimed to bring together academics and practitioners working on different aspects of the problem.

October 8, 2018

We're honored to announce that Andrei Richter has joined CMDS as non-resident fellow.

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