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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August 12, 2020
“Despite the growing interest in the environment amongst the public and the increased ability for campaigners to raise concerns (…), such campaigns struggle to address the political structures, material concerns and socio-cultural contexts,” our Researcher, Ian M. Cook and Gabi Horn, journalist at Átlátszó write in their article published by VSquare.
August 11, 2020
“Since the start of the pandemic, national legislation meant to discourage the creation and spread of misinformation also served to create the conditions under which it is more likely for it to flourish by undermining legitimate journalism and eroding trust in institutions of authority,” our Fellow, Roxana Radu writes in her article “Fighting the ‘Infodemic’: Legal Responses to COVID-19 Disinformation”, published by Social Media + Society.
August 11, 2020
The link between media funding and citizen participation is one of the key elements in the transformation of today's journalism, our Director, Marius Dragomir writes in his article published in Quaderns del CAC, the journal of the Consell de l'Audiovisual de Catalunya (Catalan Audiovisual Council, CAC).
August 10, 2020
“Environmentalists, and the EU, have long voiced concern over a toxic waste site on the banks of the Danube in northern Hungary. So why do most locals living nearby quietly tolerate it?” our Fellow, Ian M. Cook and Átlátszó’s journalist, Gabi Horn ask in their article published by Balkan Insight.

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