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ARTICLE: Central and Eastern Europe has three types of media systems

Can the media system typology famously proposed by Daniel Hallin and Paolo Mancini (2004) be applied to Central and Eastern European (CEE) countries? This question was put to the test by a group of researchers based in Switzerland and Germany. They applied the framework to 11 CEE countries and conducted a series of statistical tests … Continued

Soft censorship on the rise in Hungary

Media in Hungary is suffering from more or less veiled censorship, recent reports state. Zoltan Sipos, writing on the Index on Censorship website, goes through the 15 violations reported to the Mapping Media Freedom project in late 2015. Similar findings were already present in a 2013 WAN-IFRA report on the country. According to Sipos Hungarian … Continued