Video News: 'Hungary Reports', 29 September

  • 30 Sep 2019 10:21 AM
Video News: 'Hungary Reports', 29 September
Breaking news in English from state run M1, the oldest television broadcaster in Hungary.

M1 is managed and primarily funded by MTVA, a government organization formed in 2011. The creation of MTVA and transfer of public media into it has been frequently criticised by NGO's as being politically motivated, intended to the lessen the independence of public service media in Hungary. The government said restructuring was necessary to improve the finances of the public media system, and that all of the organizations within MTVA retain editorial independence.

  • How does this content make you feel?

Explore More Reports

  • Video: Opposition Regains Budapest, Has Majority In City Council

    Video: Opposition Regains Budapest, Has Majority In City Council

    • 14 Oct 2019 12:21 PM

    Opposition candidate Gergely Karácsony defied the polls to beat long-time incumbent István Tarlós in the race to become new mayor of Budapest, raking in more than half of the votes. In a good night for the opposition, a majority of Budapest districts were also won by opposition candidates, handing them control of the city council.

  • Video: Karácsony Hails 'Historic Victory' In Budapest

    Video: Karácsony Hails 'Historic Victory' In Budapest

    • 14 Oct 2019 7:37 AM

    A historic victory has taken place in Budapest, Gergely Karácsony said after winning the Budapest municipal election on Sunday. “This victory is about a green and free Budapest,” the joint opposition candidate for the capital’s mayor said late on Sunday.

  • Video: Hungarian FM On Brexit & Boris Plan

    Video: Hungarian FM On Brexit & Boris Plan

    • 10 Oct 2019 7:56 AM

    Boris Johnson says he has made a "genuine attempt to bridge the chasm" in order to get a fresh Brexit deal with the EU, here's what Hungary's FM Szijjártó has to say on the matter.