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Page 3 of Lokál's January 30th, 2018 print edition.

An inside look at the Fidesz propaganda machine

This morning, a friend from Budapest sent me a digital copy of a print newspaper entitled Lokál, distributed free of charge at metro stations, train stations, public places in Hungary and also delivered to private homes. Lokál was established in 2015 by Árpád Habony, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán’s strategic adviser, and the print daily has a national circulation of 1.16 million […]

by · January 30, 2018 · Politics
Ripost – The pro-Fidesz tabloid that gets 97% of its ad revenue from the government

Ripost – The pro-Fidesz tabloid that gets 97% of its ad revenue from the government

Ripost.hu is one of Hungary’s bottom of the barrel political tabloids: an online publication that specializes in seedy, politically motivated character assassinations against opponents of Hungary’s ruling Fidesz party. Ripost is the publication that took a photograph completely out of context, in order to insinuate that Jobbik leader Gábor is a homosexual and participates in gay orgies. Earlier this spring, […]

by · June 6, 2017 · Politics
Szilárd Németh, Vice-President of Fidesz

Hungary launches brazen assault against Transparency International, Helsinki Committee and Civil Liberties Union

Szilárd Németh, the Vice President of Fidesz, named Transparency International, the Helsinki Committee and the Hungarian Civil Liberties Union (TASZ) as the three organizations that the Orbán government would “clean out of here” and confirmed that it would do so,  “using any methods available.” Specifically, Mr. Németh–the government’s top bully–declared: “The pseudo-NGOs of the Soros Empire are supported in order […]

by · January 11, 2017 · Politics