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Diverging interpretations on the short-lived Brussels ban

Friday, April 19th, 2024

Commentators agree in condemning the attempt by a Brussels district mayor to ban the National Conservatism conference but not on the context. READ MORE

Attempt to shut down National Conservativism conference in Brussels fails

Thursday, April 18th, 2024

Pro-government commentators liken the attempt to ban the conference, at which PM Orbán was due to speak, to 20th century communist practices. READ MORE

Weeklies on growing interest in Péter Magyar

Monday, April 15th, 2024

As the new opposition star is apparently drawing more and  more followers, praise and criticism are also becoming stronger and more frequent. READ MORE

Péter Magyar mainly draws supporters from opposition parties – for the moment

Wednesday, April 10th, 2024

Commentators disagree on Magyar’s chances of luring Fidesz voters to his camp. READ MORE

Weeklies on Péter Magyar

Monday, March 25th, 2024

Weekly newspapers were already on the stands when tens of thousands of people attended the 15 March rally where Péter Magyar, the divorced husband of former justice minister Judit Varga announced his plan to set up a new centrist party. This week, most commentators express scepticism about his initiative. READ MORE

Weeklies on the anniversary of the 1848 revolution – and Ukraine

Monday, March 18th, 2024

As every year, commentators mark 15 March with attempts to apply the lessons of the 1848 revolution to the present era . READ MORE

Foreign Minister rejects President Biden’s statement on PM Orbán

Thursday, March 14th, 2024

On the opposition-leaning ATV channel, Foreign Minister Péter Szíjjártó explained why the US ambassador was summoned to his ministry on Tuesday. READ MORE

PM Orbán and Donald Trump praise each other in Mar-a-Lago

Tuesday, March 12th, 2024

A left-wing columnist thinks PM Orbán is playing Russian roulette by befriending Trump, while his pro-government counterpart suggests Trump is the better choice for Hungary. READ MORE

PM Orbán meets Donald Trump in Florida

Saturday, March 9th, 2024

A pro-government columnist calls the day when the two leaders met ‘super Friday’. READ MORE

Criticism of PM’s address on the economy

Thursday, March 7th, 2024

The nationwide left-wing print daily carries two disparaging commentaries on the Prime Minister’s address to business leaders on the state of the economy. READ MORE