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In the early 2010s we were afraid that the Media Council would regulate the media with fines, which would have evoked a classic censorship, but it soon became clear that more attention should be paid to the transformation of ownership.  In a survey conducted by Mérték (Measure) Media Monitor from […]


When someone asked me to introduce and say a few sentences about Hungary’s media landscape and about the state of free media, I lost my bearings. I could recite the government’s or the National Media Authority’s statements about Hungary’s media – “it is diverse, free, media pluralism was never so […]

Free Radios at re:publica21

The free radio scene is participating at re:publica21, the largest conference on topics of the Internet and digital society in Europe promoting their slogan “FREE, ANONYM, FREE OF CHARGE – What happens to the FREE FREQUENCIES?” „We have noticed that it is unclear in almost all federal states what will […]

A Statement from our friends in Budapest:

One step closer to justice In November 2019 Foundation for Civil Radio filed a lawsuit against a decision by the Media Council of the National Media and Infocommunications Authority that from December 21, 2019 Civil Radio had to stop its broadcasting on the air. We knew that this legal action […]