Government Set On Consolidating Power

February 2011
Emerging Europe Monitor: Central Europe & Baltic States;Feb2011, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p1
Country Report
The article focuses on the passage of media law that will increase the influence of government over public and private media. It says that the ruling Fidesz party unites to pass the law to keep the controversial policies of the government to expound. It states that the law calls for the new media council formation that will supervise public news programmes and to impose penalty on private media channels. Moreover, the law in Hungary drawn criticism from foreign observers and European nations.


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