The Hungarian Media Laws In Europe study analyses the consistency of Hungary's new media laws with European practices and norms. It addresses a key policy debate in Europe regarding the conformity of Hungary's media laws to European and EU media-regulation standards. Hungarian lawmakers have established a set of comprehensive new media laws that critics say are inconsistent with democratic free-press principles and European practices and norms. Hungarian officials say the legislation conforms to EU standards and its elements are drawn from existing regulations in other European and EU-member states. Which perspective is most accurate?
The website of the Hungarian Media Laws project is available here.