In three of the Visegrad Four countries – Hungary, Poland, and Slovakia – press freedom is in decline, according to the World Press Freedom Index 2021 published by Reporters Without Borders (RSF).
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- Czech Republic
- fake news
- Militarized Patriotism
- Radicals with Reach
Péter Krekó, political analyst at Political Capital, a Hungarian think tank, has been the target of a frenzied attack by media allied to Viktor Orbán’s government. He told us about the sound a smear campaign makes on one’s phone and the best way to sanely live through a character assassination.
Slovak controversial businessman was trying to become an icon of alternative media – with mainstream journalists being one of his main target. Until he was put in jail. blog post by Martin Turček of aktuality.sk Marian Kočner is Slovakia’s notorious ‚‚controversial businessman‘‘ – called that way even by the Slovak media. Since the ‘90s, when mafia […]
Jan Kuciak made a revolution in my life 8 years ago when we met at the university. He was my friend, schoolmate, colleague, mentor, beer buddy, psychologist, philosopher, and an irreplaceable person in my life. All these sides of Janko have been spread across Slovakia and every single face during protests in the squares reflects […]