The freedom of the media and the suspension of the Hungary’s largest independent newspaper

On October 8th, Népszabadság, the most popular national daily broadsheet of Hungary, ceased to exist. What happened? Was it a cold-blooded murder executed by the owner-publisher under political pressure? Or was it a cool-headed business decision? On October 8th the parent company of Népszabadság, called Mediaworks, announced the suspension of Népszabadság. The company which owns […]