Reports

Online Personal Data Processing and the EU Data Protection Reform

April 1, 2013

Title: Online Personal Data Processing and the EU Data Protection Reform
Publication Type: Report
Authors: Irion, K., and G. Luchetta
Series: Center for European Policy Studies
Date Published: April 2013

Hungarian Media Laws in Europe: An Assessment of the Consistency of Hungary’s Media Laws with European Practices and Norms

March 9, 2012

Title: Hungarian Media Laws in Europe: An Assessment of the Consistency of Hungary’s Media Laws with European Practices and Norms
Publication Type: Report
Year: 2012
Pages: 186
Date Published: 03/2012
Institution: Center for Media and Communication Studies (CMCS), Media Program of Open Society Foundation
Language: English

Abstract

The Protection of Children Online: Risks Faced by Children Online and Policies to Protect Them

May 17, 2011

Title: The Protection of Children Online: Risks Faced by Children Online and Policies to Protect Them
Publication Type: Report
Year:  May 2011
Authors: Irion, K.
Series: OECD Digital Economy Papers

As increasing numbers of children worldwide enjoy the benefits of the Internet, they also face a spectrum of risks to which they are more vulnerable than adults. This report by core faculty Kristina Irion examines these risks as well as the policy responses of governments and other stakeholders to improve the protection of children online.

Caught in the Middle: Central and Eastern European Journalism at a Crossroads

February 1, 2011

Title: Caught in the Middle: Central and Eastern European Journalism at a Crossroads
Publication Type: Report
Authors: Hume, E.
Date: 01/2011
Institution: Center for International Media Assistance (CIMA)

INDIREG Final Report: Indicators for independence and efficient functioning of audiovisual media services regulatory bodies for the purpose of enforcing the rules in the AVMS Directive

February 1, 2011

Published in 2011 by the Hans Bredow Institute for Media Research, University of Hamburg; Interdisciplinary Centre for Law & ICT (ICRI), K.U. Leuven; Center for Media and Communication Studies (CMCS), Central European University; Cullen International; Perspective Associates.

Full report and Annexes (PDF files)

European Privacy and Human Rights 2010

January 3, 2011

Title: European Privacy and Human Rights 2010
Publication Type: Report
Year: 2011
Pages: 856
Date Published: 01/2011
Institution: Privacy International, Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC), Center for Media and Communication Studies (CMCS)
Language: English

Eastbound

December 2, 2010

The aim of EastBound is to create an international platform for Western and Eastern European researchers engaged in the multidisciplinary field of media and cultural studies. The journal features articles, reviews and interviews dealing with social and political implications of the rise of entertainment media and mediated popular culture, the appearance of global media players, and the spread of new forms of politics and information technologies.

The issue of net neutrality takes a sharp turn

Proponents of net neutrality in the Internet content industry and among public interest NGOs have long been sparring with opponents of the principle in the telecom industry, and both have pushed hard to influence slow-moving political processes in the EU and the US. In August 2010, however, the status quo was roiled by striking new developments in the US, primarily by a joint proposal by Google and telecom giant Verizon.

Special Issue of "Media Research" journal: Contemporary Media and the Public Interest

April 3, 2010

Medijska istraživanja/Media Research is the first Croatian journal for journalism and media. Started in 1995 was since then regularly published in Croatian and in English language twice a year. Each article has a title and abstract in English, as well as table of contents and instruction to authors in English.

Edited by Zrinjka Perusko

All articles as webpages (select Volume 15, issue 2).