Freedom of press


Orbán’s influence on the media is without rival in Hungary

Over the past few weeks, the state of Hungary’s media has become the focus of intense public debate both domestically and across Europe. After the exclusively Fidesz-chaired Media Council revoked the oppositional Klubrádió’s frequency for bureaucratic reasons, the freedom of the Hungarian press, alongside that of the Polish and Slovenian press, once again came under scrutiny in the European Parliament.

Telex receives prestigious international award

Telex won this year’s #ALLForJan award. The news site’s staff was recognized with the international prize based on their advocacy of the freedom of the press and their work over the past several months.