21 May 2019
The Balkan Migrant Trap Premium
Thousands of rejected asylum seekers are in limbo in non-EU Balkan countries, unwilling players in a game of international hot potato.
By Rose Joy Smith
8 May 2019
Viktor Orban’s East-West Balancing Act Premium

The Hungarian premier is banking – in more ways than one – on strengthening ties with all the great powers.

By Ky Krauthamer
7 March 2019
EU Conservatives Go Toe to Toe with Viktor Orban Premium

Certain to lose seats in the May elections, the European People’s Party delivers an ultimatum to Hungary’s ruling party.

27 February 2019
Hungarians Less Healthy Than Neighbors, Have Less Access to Contraception Premium

Other areas of healthcare, such as dentistry, have been attracting swathes of foreign tourists.

19 February 2019
Juncker, Soros Targets of Budapest’s New Anti-EU Campaign Premium

The European Commission head says Viktor Orban is an 'origin of fake news.'

11 February 2019
Prime Minister Offers New Incentives for More Hungarian Babies Premium

Orban offers demographic growth strategy as alternative to the ‘new internationalism’ and pro-migration policies of Brussels and ‘money men.’

6 February 2019
Global Democracy in Retreat According to Freedom House Premium

Monitoring group downgrades Hungary, Serbia from ‘free’ to ‘partially free,’ while Uzbekistan marks a modest improvement.

30 January 2019
Central Europe Picks up the Pace of Arms Race Premium

Billion-dollar purchases are escalating, and not all of the added value is military-related.

By Martin Ehl
21 January 2019
Crowds of Protesters Continue to Fill Streets in Hungary, Serbia Premium

While Hungarians have been rallying against a new labor law, Serbians have been marching in the past month against Vucic and the ruling elite.

18 January 2019
'Conformation Bias:' Political Tribalism as a Driver of Disinformation Premium

The findings of a recent study on disinformation and conspiracy theories in Poland and Hungary highlight their role as weapons in a tribal war. From the Power 3.0 blog by @thinkdemocracy.

By Peter Kreko



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​The 2019 edition of Prague Media Point will highlight these types of inspiring examples and more. We will offer a mix of scholarly presentations, including keynote addresses; sessions with innovators explaining their solutions; and networking opportunities to promote the exchange of know-how. As in years past, the conference will have a special regional focus on Central and Eastern Europe, though we look forward to covering cases and trends from other parts of the world. – WHAT’S WORKING






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