‘They Tried to Frame Us’: New Assault on Hungarian Journalists Highlights Media Freedom Crisis in the Heart of Europe
Prime Minister Viktor Orbán and his ruling party have spent years turning Hungary’s media environment into their playground — not through outright repression, but through market distortion and regulatory capture. Can anything be done?
A man adjusts Hungarian flags before a pro-Orban protest in Budapest, in March 2018. (Photo: Reuters/Alamy Stock Photo)