Daily Archives: 24/12/2010

(Yahoo News, AP) Germany has called on Hungary to respect freedom of the press and welcomed an investigation by the European Commission into the country’s new media law that expands the Hungarian government’s power to penalize independent media. read more…

Hungarian media law ‘turns clock back to Communism,’ say press advocates

European journalist groups and press freedom watchdogs have sharply criticised the Hungarian government for its new media laws.
In unusually strong language, the critics have described the new rules as returning the country to “Communist” times. read more…