Freedom of the press

  • 2020

    • An Infected Media System

      The Sources of Political Information in Hungary Ever since 2013, Mérték Media Monitor has been performing recurring surveys to learn about the media consumption and information patterns of the Hungarian public (the results of the previous surveys are available on our website at, under the heading Media Freedom). All our surveys were conducted in […]
  • 2019

    • Centralised Media System – Soft Censorship 2018 (Mertek Booklets 18)

      Observers of the Hungarian media situation have often remarked in recent years that it cannot get any worse. It was difficult to imagine that the state of democratic public sphere could deteriorate further in an EU member state. At the same time, however, our experience shows that there is no objective limit to how far […]
  • 2018

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  • 2013

  • 2012