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Ruminations on the chances of a broad left-wing alliance

Wednesday, October 19th, 2016

A left-wing blogger thinks that the end of Népszabadság, the leading left-wing daily will create an opportunity for the Left to unite and defeat Fidesz at the 2018 election. READ MORE

More Népszabadság-obituaries

Friday, October 14th, 2016

Commentators continue to ruminate on the fate of Népszabadság, Hungary’s number one left-liberal daily which was shut down by its Austrian owner on Saturday last week. READ MORE

Gyurcsány to boycott Parliament

Thursday, October 13th, 2016

A pro-government commentator pokes fun at the four MPs of the Democratic Coalition who have decided to boycott parliament in protest against the anti-quota referendum and the shutdown of Népszabadság, the number onleft-wing daily. READ MORE

Népszabadság saga rolls on

Wednesday, October 12th, 2016

A pro-government pundit accepts the explanation that Népszabadság had to be closed down out of financial considerations. He feels bad at the same time because his left-wing colleagues have lost their jobs. Nevertheless he does not regret the disappearance of the former Communist Party daily. READ MORE

Analyses on the closing of Népszabadság

Tuesday, October 11th, 2016

A liberal pundit lambasts the MSZP for its role in the fate of the number one left-wing daily, while a centrist analyst rejects the view that what has happened heralds the end of press freedom in Hungary. READ MORE

Ringier to get rid of Népszabadság

Thursday, August 30th, 2012

An independent conservative blogger wonders if the left-wing audience can sustain two nationwide dailies, or if one of them is destined to disappear. READ MORE