Népszabadság suspension


Hungarian Socialists to approach Austrian authorities concerning Strache affair

"#Strache mentioned #Pecina as an investor who bought and prepared every Hungarian paper for #Orbán in the past 15 years"

Former Socialist MP acquires daily Népszava, Szabadföld, weekly Vasárnapi Hírek

Budapest, December 20 (MTI) – Horizont Handels und Industrie AG, owned by former Socialist MP and party treasurer László Puch and by Dénes Simon, has acquired […]

Népszabadság online archive made accessible for free

Budapest, December 13 (MTI) – Publishing company Mediaworks will maintain the online archive of Népszabadság, what had been Hungary’s largest-circulation daily before it was closed down […]

Owner says no plans to relaunch Népszabadság

Budapest, December 12 (MTI) – The owner of Mediaworks, Opimus Group, has said it has no plans to relaunch Népszabadság, what had been Hungary’s largest-circulation daily […]

Freedom House frowns on Népszabadság sale

Budapest, October 26 (MTI) – The closure and sale of national daily Népszabadság indicates increasing government influence over Hungary’s media, US-based civil rights group Freedom House has […]

Opimus Press buys Népszabadság publisher Mediaworks Hungary

Budapest (MTI) – Opimus Press has acquired 100 percent of Mediaworks Hungary, the publisher of daily Népszabadság, which suspended the paper earlier this month citing financial […]

US State Department concerned over press freedom in Hungary – UPDATE

Washington, DC (MTI) – The United States Department of State expressed concerns about press freedom in Hungary in a statement released on Thursday local time. Mark […]

2/3 of Hungarians think that the freedom of the press is very limited

The Publicus Institution conducted a survey on the commission of Vasárnapi Hírek between the 11th and 13th of October, in which they analysed people’s attitude towards […]

Demonstration held against Népszabadság closure in Brussels

Brussels, October 19 (MTI) – A demonstration was held in protest of the suspension of Hungarian daily Népszabadság’s publication in front of the European Commission headquarters […]

Népszabadság suspended for purely business reasons, says Mediaworks’ owner

Budapest (MTI) – The decision to suspend publication of Hungarian daily Nepszabadsag was taken solely for business reasons, the head of Vienna Capital Partners, which owns […]

Lefitst opposition parties stage demonstration in support of press freedom

Budapest, October 16 (MTI) – The opposition LMP, Együtt, and Dialogue for Hungary (PM) parties staged a demonstration in Budapest on Sunday to protest against the […]

Socialists: Hungarian media developments cause for concern

Brussels (MTI) – Hungarian media developments have been a cause for concern for years, not only in recent weeks, opposition Socialist lawmaker and head of parliament’s […]

Government’s regular press briefing – Defence of southern border, new Budapest hospital, constitutional amendment

The government has decided to award 29.4 forints (EUR 96m) of supplementary funding to the interior ministry for the protection of the Serbia-Hungary border, the government […]

Mediaworks: Népszabadság editor-in-chief cancels meeting on possible sale of paper

Budapest, October 11 (MTI) – The editor-in-chief of daily Népszabadság, whose publication was suspended over the weekend, cancelled a pre-arranged meeting with publisher Mediaworks about a […]

European Commission ‘aware of’ Népszabadság suspension

Budapest, October 10 (MTI) – Commenting on a call by an OSCE media advocate to monitor press freedom more closely in Hungary in wake of the […]

Gyurcsány’s party pulls out of parliament

Budapest, October 10 (MTI) – The leftist Democratic Coalition (DK) has announced it would stay away from parliament in future, but deputies would not return their […]

Népszabadság editors to negotiate on possible sale of paper with publisher

Budapest (MTI) – Talks on Sunday on publishing Monday’s issue of daily Népszabadság and putting its website content back online failed; however, the sides will negotiate on […]

Mediaworks makes offer to Népszabadság staff

  Budapest (MTI) – Mediaworks, the publisher of Hungarian daily Népszabadság, said late Saturday that it had made an offer to the paper’s editorial staff. The […]

Demonstrators show solidarity with daily Népszabadság

Budapest (MTI) – Demonstrators showed their solidarity with daily Népszabadság on the square in front of Parliament late on Saturday. The demonstrators, who included a number […]

Publisher of daily Népszabadság suspends paper’s operations

Budapest, October 8 (MTI) – The publishing company of Hungarian political daily Népszabadság said on Saturday it has suspended the publication of both the print and online […]