Tag: media

US Secretary of State Pompeo meets NGO leaders in Budapest

"Concerns regarding the rule of law and the situation of NGOs were highlighted at the meeting" - #MikePompeo in #Budapest, #Hungary

CEU Budapest rector Ignatieff wins Dan David Prize for ‘Defending Democracy’

Michael Ignatieff, the president and rector of #CEU, has been awarded the 2019 Dan David Prize for his outstanding contribution to the defense of democracy

A young Hungarian couple dominates YouTube

A lovely young #couple on #YouTube. You will be #surprised what type of content is the most viewed among #Hungarian #YouTubers...

Jobbik leader vows to ‘fight to the end’ for change

In a message to Prime Minister Viktor #Orbán, #Sneider said: "You've met your match in me. You are not going to intimidate me." #Hungary #politics #Jobbik

These are the most corrupt countries in the World, Hungary got terrible place in the ranking – TI

The 2018 Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) released today by Transparency International reveals that the continued failure of most countries to significantly control corruption is contributing to a crisis of democracy around the world. “With many democratic institutions under threat across the globe – often by leaders with authoritarian or populist tendencies – we need to do more to strengthen checks and balances and protect citizens’ rights,” said Patricia Moreira, Managing Director of Transparency International. “Corruption chips away at democracy to produce a vicious cycle, where corruption undermines democratic institutions and, in turn, weak institutions are less able to control corruption.” ... Read more

Orbán cabinet fails to meet council of Europe guidlines in media freedom

"#Jobbik party won nearly 200 libel suits against the government’s fake news media, the damage was already done and there was no way to minimize it after the election" - MP #Koloman

Hungarian film producer and media mogul Andy Vajna dies

Andy Vajna dies at age 74 #Hungary #film #movie #producer #media

The minds behind Fidesz’s hate campaign: how Soros became enemy No. 1

American political consultant George Birnhaum told everything about how the idea of the hate #campaign attacking György #Soros was born, then brilliantly executed. #Finkelstein #Hungary #Hungarian #politics #propaganda

Hungary’s number one influencer: PM Orbán

What do Viktor Orbán's social media sites tell us about the Prime Minister? #ViktorOrbán #primeminister #socialmedia #posts #influencer

Hundreds of thousands of Asian and African people like Hungarian celebrities – why? – videos

#Fake profiles or real #fans? How can a Hungarian pianist have 950 thousand fans from #Indonesia? #Hungary #artist #Facebook #socialmedia #clickfarm #business #enigma #Africa #Asia

Fidesz condemns politicians’ ‘violence’ at public media headquarters

"These are well-known methods of the pro-#immigration #Soros network" #protest #demonstration #Fidesz #MTVA

Follow-up: anti-government demonstrators protest for the liberation of public media – Photos, Video

It was a long night for the anti-government demonstrators #Hungary #Budapest #protest #demonstration #government #MTVA Details below:

Independent MPs: New media foundation to create a “fake news factory”

"The decision hindered the #supply of diverse #information for the #public" #Hungary #Hungarian #media

PM Orbán to president of the World Jewish Congress Lauder: ‘You’re asking me to limit press freedom’

"It is hard to comprehend the clear left-wing and liberal bias that you demonstrate in Hungarian public affairs" - PM #Orbán #wjc #WorldJewishCongress

Socialists to sue media council over Central European Press and Media Foundation’s acquisitions

"Orbán's media mafia was in breach of not just democratic decency but also the EU's founding treaty" - Socialists #MSZP

Government Info Centre: Saving print media is of public interest

The #law enables the #government to give certain #company holdings the status of special significance #media #journalism #print #Hungary

The funniest Hungarian commercials – VIDEOS

You don't have to speak #Hungarian to understand these #hilarious commercials! ;) #Hungary #ad #videos #funny #list #Borsodi

Orbán and government’s huge media empire unites as one

“The Central European Foundation of Press and Media became operational…” #hungarian #media #centralization #government

Opposition DK wants distribution of fake news by government to become criminal act

"Ever since 2010 the #Hungarian #government has been intentionally spreading lies and #fake #news"

Top court clears camerawoman who kicked migrants of disorderly conduct charges

The #court ruled that the #camerawoman's actions did not constitute anti-social #behaviour