Media

7 December 2018
Pro-Government Hungarian Media Merge Into Giant Conglomerate

With hundreds of press, broadcast, and online outlets, the non-profit group is exempt from competition rules.

 
5 December 2018
In the Dark

With online censorship an increasingly commonplace part of life in Turkey, activists warn that it is not enough to simply find your way around bans.

By Ahmet A. Sabanci
 
30 November 2018
Opening the Samizdat Time Capsule Premium

The year 2019 will mark the 30th anniversary of Central and Eastern European countries escaping the socio-political and cultural monopoly created by Marxism-Leninism, as shown by the underground publications of the era.

By Peter Gross
 
26 November 2018
Top Polish TV Station Accuses Government of Intimidating Journalists Premium

Author of investigative report on neo-Nazis summoned by prosecutors on grounds of promoting neo-Nazism. 

 
16 November 2018
Donors Rally to Aid Feisty Russian Magazine Premium

Hit with one of the biggest fines ever imposed on a news outlet, New Times was on the verge of closure.

 
9 November 2018
"Tickers of Terror" – the Crisis of Polish Media as Told by News Crawls Premium

As Poland prepares for another divisive and violent Independence Day holiday on 11 November, we look at the polarizing TV coverage of last year’s event. From openDemocracy.

By Rafal Zaborowski
 
7 November 2018
Bulgarian MPs Pass Stringent Media Funding Law Premium

Critics say law will do nothing to stem oligarch Peevski’s effective control over the newspaper business.

 
31 October 2018
Authoritarians of the World Unite! Premium

Foes of freedom of the press surely welcome the new measures being proposed and discussed on the very highest levels of the EU.

By Peter Gross
 
25 October 2018
Murder in the Facebook Era Premium
The barbarity of the killing of a Bulgarian TV presenter seemed the calling card of a crazed killer, so why was that version so quickly discarded?
By Boyko Vassilev
 
Hungary Parliament
22 October 2018
Hungary’s Damaging Media Market Distortion
A new study, featuring interviews with advertising and media market figures, offers the clearest picture yet of the skewed media advertising market. From the International Press Institute.
By Marton Bede
 

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