One year after the pro-governmental takeover of the top Hungarian news site, Index.hu, its former staff members are thriving.
- Civil Society
- Czech Republic
- fake news
- Militarized Patriotism
- Radicals with Reach
Pole and Hungarian brothers be. How Warsaw and Budapest use taxpayers’ money to build pro-government propaganda
With almost five hundred media outlets owned by a single pro-government foundation and hundreds of millions of euros of state advertising transferred annually to fund it, Hungary’s right-wing government has built Europe’s largest propaganda machine since the fall of the Berlin Wall. Warsaw follows in Budapest’s footsteps with a growing stream of taxpayers’ money funnelled […]