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 the CEU Democracy Institute and serves as a focal point for an international network of acclaimed scholars, research institutions and activists.

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May 14, 2021
CMDS Fellow Sejal Parmar has been appointed an academic member of the Global Network Initiative (GNI).
May 13, 2021
In this special episode of the Down, but Not Out podcast series, Andrea Gálvez, a journalist based in Argentina, takes over and tells a fantastic story on labor mobilization and Tiempo Argentino's rebirth as a journalistic cooperative.
May 12, 2021
A new publication by Free Press Unlimited features a case study by our Senior Program Officer and Researcher Eva Bognar and Communications Officer at CEU Democracy Institute Robert Nemeth, and two chapters by our Project Officer Dumitrita Holdis.
May 4, 2021
On World Press Freedom Day 2021, CMDS Director Marius Dragomir talked to Euractiv about the situation of the media in Hungary in an interview.


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February 22, 2021
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