Archive for the ‘Media’ Category

In this post I will showcase three of my favorite projects which I think demonstrate the “Power of We”. This blog hasn’t been updated for a while but I thought Blog Action Day 2012 was a good reason to write a few lines on what I had done and where in the past couple of […]


In this crazy and hot summer no surprise something has happened in the Hungarian media. After the second round of one accusing the other of lying it turns out a television reporter had made up her story. The false investigative report generated anger among wise consumers of fast moving commercial television goods, among media analysts […]


The new thing to me with this media law debate was that it was not only politicians, philosophers and whatever academic or journalist intellectuals supporting the campaign for free press but other sort of public persons also spoke up for the issue. It’s a very good thing on the one hand because now we can […]


Tomorrow is a national holiday in Hungary, the anniversary of notable events during the 1848 revolution. That was the first time when Hungarian people went to the streets and rallied for free press for example. Nowadays, when Hungary is involved in many polemics about its media law–and how this law was changed by the pressure […]


Real Retro

04Jan10

This Friday there will be a big “Neighbours party” organised as the closing event for Rükverc Fesztivál. Rükverc was a series of university sessions on the 1989 transitions aspects this fall, they chose to hold the event at Tűzraktér with a retro music remix line-up, discussions with the actors of Neighbours, and also an exhibition […]


Today I got more bad news than on a normal day. First I read on several news sites that the protest against the silence decree in District VI didn’t work and none of the proposals were accepted during the municipality meeting so the decree is still in force. Bye-bye nightlife of Budapest! The second was […]