Media freedom in Hungary is no more, concludes ECPMF

November 30, 2018

In an unprecedented concerted action pro-Orbán media owners 'donated' their news channels, internet news portals, tabloid and sports newspapers, several radio stations, numerous magazines and all of Hungary’s county newspapers, to a newly formed media conglomerate equipped with immense resources.

CEU Students Sought to Investigate Disinformation Websites

November 28, 2018

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Monitoring Media Pluralism in Europe. New report on Hungary by CMDS Team, Dragomir, Bognar and Batorfy

November 26, 2018

The Media Pluralism Monitor (MPM) is a research tool that was designed to identify potential risks to media pluralism in the Member States of the European Union. This narrative report has been produced within the framework of the second EU-wide implementation of the MPM, carried out in 2017. The implementation was conducted in 28 EU Member States, Serbia, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYRoM) and Turkey with the support of a grant awarded by the European Union to the Centre for Media Pluralism and Media Freedom (CMPF) at the European University Institute.

Politicized Media Regulation Hurts Bulgarian Journalism, CMDS Report Shows

November 13, 2018

Decision-making in the Bulgarian media regulation and policy is a highly politicized process dominated by a few groups of businessmen associated with political parties. Political control of media regulation has a negative impact on independent journalism in the country, according to a new report released today by the CEU Center for Media, Data and Society (CMDS).

Media Constrained by Context - New Book Edited by CMDS Fellows Kristina Irion and Tarik Jusic

November 12, 2018
In their new book published by CEU Press, Kristina Irion and Tarik Jusic compare the results of twenty years of international media assistance in the five countries of the western Balkans, looking at what happens to imported models when they are applied to newly evolving media systems in societies in transition.