Publications

CMDS Team Members Involved in UNESCO’s Global Report on Freedom of Expression

Monroe Price, founder and Advisory Board member of CMDS is a lead editor and researcher of the report, while Krisztina Rozgonyi, member of CMDS’s Media Policy Hub is one of the regional and thematic researchers. CMDS Director Marius Dragomir and CMDS Fellow Silvia Chocarro Marcesse are members of the Advisory Group of the report.

Walker on Brick and Mortar Revisionism in Orban's Hungary

Hungary is reconstructing its political history, one monument at a time, writes CMDS Fellow Vivian S. Walker in her latest publication in War on the Rocks. The article looks at the relationship between disinformation and authoritarianism.

Georgian Media Policy: Bad Habits Are Hard to Break

A vibrant civil society, improved legislation and an emergent generation of skilled professionals are all good news for Georgia’s media policy. But politicians and wealthy families still have the upper hand, according to a new Center for Media, Data & Society (CMDS) report.

Media Constrained by Context - New Book Edited by CMDS Fellows Kristina Irion and Tarik Jusic

November 12, 2018
In their new book published by CEU Press, Kristina Irion and Tarik Jusic compare the results of twenty years of international media assistance in the five countries of the western Balkans, looking at what happens to imported models when they are applied to newly evolving media systems in societies in transition.

New Article on the Distance Bias in Natural Disaster Reporting Co-Authored by CMDS Fellow Tobias Thomas

In their latest article entitled "The distance bias in natural disaster reporting – empirical evidence for the United States" published in  Applied Economics Letters, non-resident CMDS fellow Tobias Thomas and co-author Michael Berlemann demonstrate how disaster reporting is subject to a distance bias, e.g., the likelihood that a disaster is covered by the media depends on the distance between the country where the media are located and the country where the disasters occur.