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Gyurcsány’s Öszöd speech video

Saturday, May 28th, 2016

As Mr Gyurcsány accuses former Socialist leaders of having leaked the infamous speech which led to his fall, a right-wing columnist believes the case has left an indelibly negative stain on Gyurcsány’s image. READ MORE

Accusations of electoral and media manipulation in the campaign

Monday, March 3rd, 2014

A left-wing commentator accuses the government of manipulating the election through gerrymandering and domination of the media. A columnist in the leading left-wing daily contends that the public media distorts even reports on events on Ukraine in order to save PM Orbán’s face. A pro-government pundit, on the other hand, accuses former PM Gyurcsány of having manipulated the 2006 elections. READ MORE

Gyurcsány strikes back

Tuesday, February 25th, 2014

As former PM Gyurcsány denies having leaked his famous “lie-speech”, left-wing columnists suggest that the publication of the tapes and even the riots which followed could have been orchestrated by Fidesz politicians. Pro-government commentators, on the other hand, contend that Gyurcsány’s involvement in the leak is beyond doubt. READ MORE

Security Service releases files of the Őszöd leak investigation

Monday, February 24th, 2014

Left-wing commentators do not find the released documents convincing and suspect that they might serve electoral purposes. Nevertheless, the leading left-wing daily calls on Ferenc Gyurcsány to reveal what he knows about the matter if he wants to clear his name. READ MORE