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Government rejects criticism by US Secretary of State over media freedom

Monday, May 3rd, 2021

In an online press conference, Antony Blinken expressed concern over media pluralism in Hungary and called for a more diverse media environment. READ MORE

Left-wing commentator approves US withdrawal from Afghanistan

Tuesday, April 20th, 2021

A veteran international affairs specialist calls President Biden’s decision to leave Afghanistan belated but correct. READ MORE

Views on post- Trump America

Thursday, February 18th, 2021

As the US Senate acquits President Trump and halts the impeachment procedure, a conservative and a left-wing pundit ponder the political landscape under President Biden. READ MORE

Weeklies on strategic issues

Monday, February 15th, 2021

Three weeklies devote long articles to Hungary’s place in the world and its attitude towards its own history. This comes in reaction to the increasingly visible animosity between the government and several important international allies, who demonstratively back the standpoint of the Hungarian opposition. READ MORE

Weeklies on President Biden’s first week in office

Monday, February 1st, 2021

A liberal jurist believes the Biden administration must be a source of concern for the Hungarian government, but he does not expect it to produce fundamental changes in Hungary. A pro-government columnist wonders where the ‘identity politics’ ostentatiously represented by the new administration will lead the United States. READ MORE

Biden provokes cautious concern on the Hungarian Right

Wednesday, January 27th, 2021

A pro-government columnist hopes that the Hungarian government will be able to establish ‘pragmatic relations’ with the Biden administration. READ MORE

Weeklies on Capitol siege

Monday, January 18th, 2021

As their editions last week just missed the assault on Washington’s Capitol Hill by enraged Trump supporters, Hungarian weeklies now devote considerable space to reports and comments on the events. READ MORE

Obama compares Hungary to the Philippines

Wednesday, January 13th, 2021

A pro-government commentator and a centrist observer both reject former US President Barack Obama’s view that Hungary is on the wrong side of a contest between good and bad leadership. READ MORE

Capitol Hill riot compared and contrasted to Hungary in 2006

Tuesday, January 12th, 2021

Columnists on both sides of the political divide find similarities between the siege of the US Congress and the disturbances in Budapest 14 years ago – but draw opposing conclusions. READ MORE

Mainstream takes on the Capitol Hill riots

Saturday, January 9th, 2021

The leading dailies of the Right and Left both blame the Capitol Hill siege primarily on President Trump. READ MORE