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A proper Statesman: Viktor Orbán and the use of pictures on Facebook

This short analysis focuses on the pictures of Viktor Orbán employed in course of the communication via his Facebook account. Especially in the online realm pictures are important means of conveying (nonverbal) messages, signifying a meaning that would be much harder to put in words and thereby (co)-shaping his public image as a political leader […]

The Népszabadság suspension: Media Coverage in other (European) Countries

The unexpected closing down of Népszabadság in early October caused big media and public attention within Hungary and has ever since led to the publication of numerous articles, interviews and reports in (independent) Hungarian media and animated thousands of people protesting for press freedom. In addition, the sudden end of Hungary´s major opposition news outlet […]

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