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Hungary – Mapping Digital Media Report

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Media debate in Hungary has been dominated since mid-2010 by a new and far-reaching package of media laws, referred to collectively as the 2010 media regulation. Ostensibly enacted to bring the country’s legal framework into line with the needs of … Read more

Media Freedom in Hungary in Steep Decline

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by Edward Pittman*


In December 2010, whilst Hungary held the EU presidency, a new media law went into effect. With this, and the passage and revisions of other recent legislation, the space for debate and free expression significantly shrank in country … Read more