Freedom of the press

  • 2018

    • Sources of political information in Hungary; Trends, 2015-18

      About the research The research identified the sources of political and public affairs information in Hungary, incl. the role of Facebook and the assessment of the media situation. The survey was conducted by the Medián Public Opinion and Market Research Institute on a commission by Mérték Media Monitor. The data were collected by personal interviews […]
    • An Illiberal Model of Media Markets – Soft Censorship 2017 (Mertek Booklets 15.)

      The present Soft Censorship report differs somewhat from the customary format of previous reports.
    • State advertising 2006-2017

      Mérték Média Monitor has been analysing the changes in state advertising spending for years. Our regularly published Soft Censorship report reviews the developments of the foregoing year, but it is also important to take a look at the impact of state advertising on the media market situation from a wider angle, as a long-term process. […]
  • 2017

    • Soft Censorship in Hungary in 2016: When Propaganda Rules Public Discourse

      Liquidated Diversity Népszabadság terminated, Class FM removed from its frequency, TV2 turned into a character assassination machinery, the public media are aggressively disseminating anti-migrant propaganda – as far as the eye can see, the ruins of a media that have seen better days. 2016 was the year when there was no election campaign, and this offered an opportunity to […]
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