#V4PressFreedom

#V4Press
Freedom

Tracking threats to press freedom
in the Visegrád region

Poland / Hungary /
Slovakia / Czech Republic

POLAND: Latest News and Publications

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Purchase of Polska Press by state energy giant spells disaster for media freedom...

A long-feared, Hungary-style takeover of independent media in Poland gathered pace this we…

Journalists across EU face wave of attacks covering anti-lockdown protests

As flares illuminated Republic Square in the Slovenian capital Ljubljana in red light, pho…

Charges against Polish photojournalist Agata Grzybowska must be dropped

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and…

Hungary: Latest News and Publications

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In Ungarn ist die DSGVO die neue Waffe gegen unabhängige Medien

Read in English 2020 war für die ungarischen Medien das schwierigste Jahr seit dem Fall d…

In Hungary, GDPR is the new weapon against independent media

Zur deutschen Version 2020 was the most difficult year for Hungarian media since the fall …

COVID-19-Pandemie trägt zu Ungarns Transparenzproblemen bei

Read in English In Zeiten einer globalen Gesundheitskrise ist es von entscheidender Bedeut…

Slovakia: Latest News and Publications

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Slovak police urged to probe surveillance of Denník N journalist Monika Tódová...

Slovak authorities must thoroughly investigate the recent surveillance of Denník N journa…

Ján Kuciak’s story is far from over

Even though the killers of Jan Kuciak and his fiancée have been lawfully convicted, the t…

Ján Kuciak: Telling the story that transformed Slovakia

The news came through in the morning of February 25, 2018. A young Slovak investigative jo…

Czech Republic: Latest News and Publications

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In the middle of pandemic, Czech Television risks repeat crisis

Turning on the evening news 20 years ago, many Czechs were confronted instead with a publi…

As China eyes up Czech media, CME purchase renews concern

Local oligarchs have spent the last decade buying up Czech media outlets in a bid to add p…

Czech government must reverse exclusion of critical media from press conferences...

The International Press Institute (IPI) was today joined by the partner organisation of th…

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