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MEDIA: Controversy and Crisis Deluge Hungary’s Broadcast Media

Government battles for control over state television and radio have been a hallmark of Hungary’s two postcommunist administrations. Attempts to pass new legislation regulating broadcast-media privatization and ending political tampering with programming have been repeatedly stymied by EDITH OLTAY FIVE YEARS AFTER HUNGARY’S FIRST multiparty elections, the country still lacks comprehensive legislation to safeguard media […]