Reports

CMDS Fellow and UN Special Rapporteur, Miklos Haraszti reports on media freedom in Belarus

October 28, 2015

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Belarus, CMDS fellow Miklós Haraszti, commended that protests against the perceived flaws of the presidential election in the country were not met with violence as in previous cases, but regretted that no progress was made in serving the Belarusians’ right to free and fair election.

Report on the State of Internet Freedom in Hungary as Part of Comparative Study of the Visegrad4 Countries

April 27, 2015

Title: Internet Freedom Report 2014: Hungary
Author: Gábor Polyák (Mérték Média Monitor), Kate Coyer, Joost van Beek
Publication Type: Report
Year: 2015
Date Published: 03/2015
Institution: Center for Media, Data and Society (CMDS) for Internet Freedom Report 2014: Visegrad Four  
Language: English 

New Media, Old Politics: Digital Media, Elections and Democracy Consolidation in Nigeria

November 26, 2014

Title: New Media, Old Politics: Digital Media, Elections and Democracy Consolidation in Nigeria
Author: Matthew Adeiza
Publication Type: Report
Year: 2014
Pages: 13
Date Published: 11/2014
Institution: Center for Media, Data and Society (CMDS)
Language: English

Hope, Lies and the Internet: Social Media in Ukraine’s Maidan movement

November 25, 2014

Title: Hope, Lies and the Internet: Social Media in Ukraine’s Maidan movement
Author: Katie Kuksenok
Publication Type: Report
Year: 2014
Pages: 11
Date Published: 11/2014
Institution: Center for Media, Data and Society (CMDS)
Language: English

Data Breaches in Europe: Reported Breaches of Compromised Personal Records in Europe, 2005-2014

October 7, 2014

Title: Data Breaches in Europe: Reported Breaches of Compromised Personal Records in Europe, 2005-2014
Author(s): Philip N. Howard and Orsolya Gulyas
Publication Type: Report
Year: 2014
Pages: 22
Date Published: 10/2014
Institution: Center for Media, Data and Society (CMDS)
Language: English

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Facing Boundaries, Finding Freedom: An In-Depth Report on Iranian Journalists Working in Iran

August 1, 2013

The report intends to offer the first systematic evidence of the working environment of Iranian journalists. It addresses a critical information and research gap regarding the reporting practices of Iranian journalists, their perceptions of editorial freedoms, their ideas of what the media’s role is in society, and the ways in which reporters and editors contend with Internet filtering and censorship.

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

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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)