Dragomir Quoted in NPR Article about Media in Hungary

May 10, 2019
The government of Hungary has achieved the highest level of controlling the media across Europe, and “the propaganda seems to be very, very powerful,” Marius Dragomir, Director of CMDS says in the article “Outlets Strive for Independence in Hungary, Where Most Media Back the Government”, published by NPR.

War Photojournalism: The Price of Survival

May 9, 2019
Death is the ultimate price that war photojournalists pay. But even those who survive tragedies will pay dearly for years to come. It is time for the industry to address this unwanted, often hidden, human cost.

Dragomir on Media Capture in Central and Eastern Europe

May 7, 2019
“Media freedom in Central and Eastern Europe is arguably at its lowest level since the region’s dictatorships were toppled in the early 1990s. With local oligarchs buying up outlets and foreign media operators fleeing the region, it is likely to deteriorate further”, writes Marius Dragomir, Director of the Center for Media, Data and Society at CEU in his latest article for Project Syndicate.

Two Fellows Join CMDS

May 6, 2019
We are proud to announce that Jozef Michal Mintal and Vibodh Parthasarathi have joined the Center for Media, Data and Society as Fellows.

Who’s Funding Romanian Journalism?

A new generation of brash journalism outlets challenge the highly concentrated media system in Romania. But many of them remain highly vulnerable, according to Funding Journalism: Romania, the most comprehensive analysis of the country’s media in decades, released today by CMDS.