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Bognar Interviewed in Austria’s Kurier About Media Capture in Hungary

April 16, 2018

In its articles entitled Freie Medien als Feindbild Orbáns (Free Media as the enemy of Orbán”) and Medien in Ungarn: „Kämpfen bis zum letzten Atemzug“ (Media in Hungary: "Fighting to the last breath"), Kurier.at gave an overview of the current state of the Hungarian media landscape, quoting CMDS’ senior program officer and researcher, Eva Bognar who reflected on the recent announcement of the closure of Magyar Nemzet, highlighting that it’s a serious blow to media diversity.

When Politicians Become the Guy Next Door

April 16, 2018

Thanks to the power of the internet, politicians are learning how to use their personal life to make people follow them. People indeed feel politicians are more accessible than ever. But that is hardly improving the quality of our politics. SPP Master's candidate Kamilla Ibragimova's article on the personalization of politics.

Ashraf on the Chinese AI Initiative

Professor Cameran Ashraf writes about the historical geopolitics of China's AI Initiative and its future implications for the China Policy Institute.

Bognar Quoted in Politico's Article on the Government-Friendly Hungarian Media

April 12, 2018

Ahead of the Hungarian elections, POLITICO Europe published an article about the man behind the Hungarian government's media campaigns, Antal Rogán and other prominent figures in the government-friendly Hungarian media landscape, quoting CMDS' senior program officer and researcher Eva Bognar as well.

The Age of Social Media: Have Photos Lost Their Meaning?

April 12, 2018

Photos have influenced public debate and have contributed to the mobilization of individuals. However, today almost everyone that has a mobile phone with a camera can become a photographer and share their image. But when too many, are pictures losing impact?