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Dragomir Among Experts Preparing Report for Council of Europe

January 21, 2019
The report is on Ukrainian legislation concerning current and possible alternative models of financing of the public broadcaster. A presentation of the report will be held in Strasbourg on January 24.

Internet Shutdown in Zimbabwe: A Most Dangerous Precedent

January 18, 2019
Faced with violent demonstrations, the government of Zimbabwe chose to cut off the internet. That was by far the worst option in a country claiming to be “open for business.”

CMDS and Partners in BIRN-Led Consortium Win EU Investigative Journalism Grant for Western Balkans and Turkey

January 17, 2019
A consortium led by the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network (BIRN), which includes the Center for Media, Data and Society (CMDS) at Central European University, won an €1.8m EU grant to run a three-year project aimed at strengthening journalism across the Balkans and Turkey.

Workshop on Disinformation and Propaganda for Hungarian Students

January 10, 2019
The Center for Media, Data and Society (CMDS) at Central European University is accepting applications from Hungarian university students to a three-day workshop on disinformation and propaganda.

Media freedom in Hungary is no more, concludes ECPMF

November 30, 2018

In an unprecedented concerted action pro-Orbán media owners 'donated' their news channels, internet news portals, tabloid and sports newspapers, several radio stations, numerous magazines and all of Hungary’s county newspapers, to a newly formed media conglomerate equipped with immense resources.