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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December 12, 2019
Zselyke Csaky is Research Director for Europe and Eurasia at Freedom House. Her research with CMDS will focus on documenting new developments in the media in Central and Eastern Europe.
December 7, 2019
Marius Dragomir, director of the Center for Media, Data and Society talked to CNN about Facebook’s plans to label state-controlled media. CMDS contributed to the development of the definition.
December 6, 2019
Marius Dragomir, Director of the Center for Media, Data and Society was a panelist of a discussion on the challenges to the media in Central and Eastern Europe in Oslo.
December 6, 2019
Misinformation has flooded the Indonesian internet in recent years. The government’s response will only shrink the space for online news content.


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