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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October 14, 2019
In a country where media heavily rely on government funding and informal payments, there can’t be much independent reporting. Kyrgyz journalists attest to that.
October 9, 2019
Zimbabwe claims to be open for business, but it doesn’t have much to sell. Without a vibrant civil society and media sector, that will not change soon.
October 9, 2019
Adil Nussipov will work on a project aiming to map the global data governance and to identify the design of the global data governance architecture.
September 20, 2019
What are the boundaries of media markets? Who are the key actors? How are these transactional relationships valued? CMDS Fellow Vibodh Parthasarathi and Adrian Athique (University of Queensland) ask these questions in their article Market matters: interdependencies in the Indian media economy.


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