Current Developments in Central and Eastern-European Media Markets Using the example of Hungary

Workshop Programme

10:00 Welcome Address Dr. Marc Jan Eumann

State Secretary for Federal Affairs, Europe and the media

10:15 Functional Deficits in the Hungarian Media System Dr. Gábor Polyák  

University of Pécs, University of Münster


10:35 Media Freedom in Central and Eastern Europe Christian Mihr 

„Reporters Without Borders“

11:00  Coffee Break  
12:00 Crisis of the Media in Light of the Debate on Values within the European Union

Round-table Discussion

Pascal Albrechtskirchinger (ZDF Brüssel),
Petra Kammerevert
Dr. Axel Kroll
(Funke Mediengruppe),
Dr. Gábor Polyák
(University of Pécs),
Dr. Tobias Schmid
(RTL Group)
Prof. Dr. Bernd Holznagel
13:30 Lunch Break    
14:30 Political Intervention in Media-Markets  Dr. Ágnes Urbán 

Corvinus University of Budapest, Mérték Media Monitor


15:00 Chilling Effects and Self-Censorship Attila Mong

Mérték Media Monitor


15:30  Open Discussion  
16:00 Reception at the State Representation Offices of North Rhine-Westphalia to the European Union   
Moderation: Gabriella Balassa, Journalistin (NDR)