The Center for Media, Data and Society (CMDS) is a research center for the study of media, communication, and information policy and its impact on society and practice. Founded in 2004 as the Center for Media and Communication Studies, CMDS is part of CEU’s School of Public Policy and serves as a focal point for an international network of acclaimed scholars, research institutions and activists.

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March 25, 2019
Photojournalist Mark Milstein speaks about his 10-year experience in covering conflicts, wars and disasters during the 1990s.
March 21, 2019
Digital gatekeepers hold the keys to unprecedented influence on media values. Is it time for policymakers to rein them in?
March 20, 2019
Journalists are involved in the coverage of many dramatic situations during their career. Covering violence, trauma, mass disasters or individual atrocities and interviewing people who had faced trauma can lead to a serious psychological impact both on the journalists and on the people they interview.
March 20, 2019
Indian media is grappling with many problems, but the country’s regulators fail to address them. Blame it on politics.

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