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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April 2, 2020
By belittling the role of independent self-regulators and upbraiding the media critical of the government, Georgia’s media regulator hurts independent journalism.
April 2, 2020
Kate Coyer, Research Affiliate with the Center, gave an interview on how to combat misinformation during the COVID-19 epidemic.
April 1, 2020
Georgia has experienced a boom in internet and mobile penetration. That's not enough for the country’s digital media to take off.
April 1, 2020
Access to accurate information is essential to fighting a pandemic. However, many governments hide behind the emergency to restrict media freedom.


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