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Klubradio boss withdraws offensive comment


A pro-government columnist takes vulgar remarks by the owner of Klubradio as proof of the immorality of the entire opposition.

Feud between ATV and Klubrádió


Since Spirit FM, the online radio station twinned with ATV, has been provisionally authorised to broadcast on Klubrádió’s orphaned frequency, the two opposition media companies have traded insults in the press.

Klubrádió wins another lawsuit


Left-wing columnists welcome a court decision which opens up the possibility for Klubrádió to keep its frequency. They suspect, however, that the Media Authority will try once again to find a way to silence the opposition radio station.

Klubrádió: a never-ending story?


In a comment on the decision of the Media Authority to disqualify Klubrádió from a frequency tender for formal mistakes in its bid, the leading left-wing daily contends that the Orbán government wants to silence all its critics. Pro-government papers strictly report the facts of the ruling, and refrain from ...

Klubrádió endgame


According to centrist media experts the latest amendments to the Media Act might force the opposition radio station to re-apply for the status of public content provider and thus not be compelled to pay a frequency fee. A commentator close to the government warns that all attempts to stifle Klubrádió ...

Is Klubrádió winning?


A left wing commentator welcomes a court decision which upholds the validity of a broadcasting license won by the left-wing talk radio, and cautions the Media Authority against filing an appeal.

Stopping Klubrádió: an “especially bad decision”?


A serious furore has erupted over the Media Council's decision to award the frequency used by a left wing talk radio to another media company. A right wing analyst calls the decision an “especially bad one” as it has relaunched last year's controversy over Hungary's media law.

PM Orbán’s feud with the EU seen as successful


A liberal radio commentator thinks that dangerous as clashing with the European mainstream might seem, it may be politically profitable for Mr Orbán.

Brussels unlocks €10 billion in frozen EU funds for Hungary


A liberal foreign policy expert believes that releasing one-third of the €30 billion suspended over rule-of-law concerns is part of a deal whereby Hungary will not oppose further EU payments to Ukraine.

Momentum mayors revolt against Anna Donáth


As two of Momentum’s three mayors oppose Donáth’s position not to run in alliance with the Democratic Coalition, a liberal commentator believes the revolt of Momentum against the DK is over.