Two investors close to Viktor Orban now control numerous outlets supportive of nationalists and Orban allies in the region.
The EU and the U.S. join local journalists, activists in condemning the move, seen as an attempt by ruling party to stifle editorial independence.
Sushchenko case fuels suspicion that journalists on both sides are being manipulated by shadowy operators.
A large NATO exercise kicked off in Poland and the Baltics Sunday amid speculation about beefed-up American presence.
Russia will not ratify the treaty until Estonian leaders stop their “Russophobic rhetoric,” Russia’s embassy in Tallinn fumes.
Authorities’ crackdown on two news sites that reported on prominent former politician raises concerns about media’s ability to investigate country’s bigwigs.
While dismal media freedom rankings for TOL’s coverage region are commonplace this time of the year, the recent surge in citizen activism shows that people are no longer so willing to grin and bear such infringements.
Increasing violence against journalists from the Balkan country draws widespread condemnation from the international community.
The verdict will be announced next week in a trial that has rattled the upper echelons of the Turkish political elite, but it was a brave woman’s tweets that broke the media’s silence over the case.
Viber, another popular messenger app, could also be banned if it fails to turn over encryption keys, authorities warn.
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