Walker Talks About Strategic Messaging at NDC

February 15, 2018

Vivian Walker, who is currently a CMDS fellow and adjunct faculty at the CEU School of Public Policy has recently delivered a lecture at the National Defense College of the UAE in Abu Dhabi on Strategic Messaging in Complex Information Environments. The National Defense College offers an MA in national security strategy to UAE elites in government, military and the private sector.

CEU Students Join Media Influence Matrix Project

February 15, 2018

A team of CEU MA students has joined the Center for Media, Data and Society (CMDS) in carrying out its newly launched Media Influence Matrix Project. The students are doing research work in line with the common methodology and research template used in the project. The majority of the students are currently pursuing MA degrees at the CEU School of Public Policy (SPP).

Dragomir on Media Capture in Bulgaria

February 14, 2018

In his latest piece for the Media Power Monitor, CMDS director Marius Dragomir profiles a prominent Bulgarian businessman, Delyan Peevski, who managed to bring both the state structures and big business in Bulgaria under his tight control and media played a crucial role in this puzzle. As Dragomir writes "Mr Peevski understood early in his career how media can be repurposed to influence political life and business actors.

Call for Papers to the World Press Freedom Day 2018 Academic Conference

February 9, 2018

CMDS is an official partner this year of the UNESCO's annual World Press Freedom Day to be held on May 2. The topic of this year's conference organized around WPFD is the safety of journalists.

Apply to the 2018 CMDS Summer School

February 1, 2018

CMDS invites applications to its practice-based 2018 summer course on "Funding Journalism in the Digital Age" to be held at Central European University, Budapest, Hungary on July 2-6, 2018.