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CMDS Team Members Involved in UNESCO’s Global Report on Freedom of Expression

Monroe Price, founder and Advisory Board member of CMDS is a lead editor and researcher of the report, while Krisztina Rozgonyi, member of CMDS’s Media Policy Hub is one of the regional and thematic researchers. CMDS Director Marius Dragomir and CMDS Fellow Silvia Chocarro Marcesse are members of the Advisory Group of the report.

Bognar Quoted by Public Radio International

February 14, 2019
“Some pro-government media outlets have money flowing into them, while other independent sites have to close their business through lack of funding” says Eva Bognar, Senior Program Officer at CMDS in the report on Hungarian media by Public Radio International.

Media Influence Matrix Project at the University of Helsinki

February 12, 2019
The course Journalism as a Profession by Minna Aslama Horowitz is based on CMDS's Media Influence Matrix Project.

Zimbabwe’s Media: Divided We Fall

February 12, 2019
Two waves of violence showed that Zimbabwean media is deeply divided in telling the country’s stories. In his article CMDS Fellow John Masuku concludes that Zimbabwean media system needs a serious fix, otherwise bias will continue to drive media coverage.

Walker on Brick and Mortar Revisionism in Orban's Hungary

Hungary is reconstructing its political history, one monument at a time, writes CMDS Fellow Vivian S. Walker in her latest publication in War on the Rocks. The article looks at the relationship between disinformation and authoritarianism.