Video Opinion: PM Orbán Nears Full Control Of National Media

  • 6 Aug 2020 7:22 AM
Video Opinion: PM Orbán Nears Full Control Of National Media
Bloomberg QuickTake News reports that, "Prime Minister Viktor Orbán moved closer to gaining near-total control of Hungarian media after the country’s most influential news website imploded.

More than 70 journalists at Index quit on Friday 24 July, two days after the publisher fired the editor-in-chief, with resigning staff citing “overt pressure” that they said jeopardized editorial independence.

Their departure likely marks the end of Index’s more than 20-year run as the country’s most successful digital publication, which has been one of the few thorns in Orbán’s side with its resistance to pressure to toe the government line."

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