Digital News Report 2017: Only a Third of Hungarians Trust the News

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.

The News of Eastern Europe: Brought to You by Russia

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.

So Different, Yet So Similar: Opportunities and Challenges for PSBs Around the World

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.

Monroe Price on CEU, Media Studies and the Concept of Open Society

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.

Fanucci and Téllez Girón Join CMDS as Non-Resident Fellows

May 18, 2017

We are pleased to announce that Francesca Fanucci and Primavera Téllez Girón García have recently joined CMDS as non-resident fellows. Francesca Fanucci is an Italian and British lawyer specialised in freedom of expression and comparative media law, and she was also a panelist at our recent World Press Freedom Day event where she spoke about the future of independent journalism.