Austria's foreign minister contacted his Hungarian counterpart over the three and a half minute television report. But Péter Szijjártó said the journalist's questions were "fake news." This week's InsightHungary newsletter.
Hungary's Media Council argued it was legally bound to deny an extension of Klubrádió's broadcast license. But the station says it is the victim of political discrimination. This week's InsightHungary newsletter.
"Biden's presidency," antifa, Black Lives Matter and internal conspiracy are among the culprits identified by Hungary's right-wing media. This week's InsightHungary newsletter.
Several journalists have resigned so far after their demands for the reinstatement of Szabolcs Dull were rejected. Also, Viktor Orbán claims victory over EU budget negotiations, and other stories from this week.
The firing of Szabolcs Dull came after weeks of shakeups at Hungary's largest news outlet which led staff to believe the site's independence was under attack.
The complex story of Index.hu and its struggle to resist outside interference is emblematic of a decade of attacks on Hungary's pluralistic media ecosystem.
Editorial staff are protesting after a shake-up intitiated by figures tied to the ruling party appears to threaten the independence of Index.hu.