Tucker Carlson soaking up public money is one thing. But Tucker Carlson pontificating against taking public money while taking public money is a new level entirely. Even for Republicans.
Orbán’s farcical efforts to prove that the media is free make him look like an out-of-touch autocrat.
Orbánist media school forgets to mention journalistic standards in its curriculum.
66% of Fidesz voters have no idea the pandemic situation in Hungary is worse than other countries.
“Journalist provoking by asking questions”
Observe submissive authoritarian minds in action.
After the US has restarted Radio Free Europe’s Hungarian language edition, the German Deutsche Welle also announced to launch Hungarian news services, quoting concerns about media pluralism in the country.
Klubrádió has been the last radio that did not belong to the Orbánist media stable. It has been shut down.
Just take December 2020. The month started with the political appointee at the helm of Petőfi Literary Museum publishing a combative editorial calling George Soros the “liberal Führer” whose “liber-aryan followers worship him more subserviently than Hitler’s did Hitler”. He called Europe “George Soros’ gas chamber”.
Journalists of the public broadcaster blow the whistle anonymously and explain how it is not their fault.