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Pro-government journalist denied US diplomatic entry visa

Friday, September 15th, 2023

Government-friendly outlets vituperate against the US Embassy for denying a diplomatic entry visa to György Szöllősi, editor-in-chief of Nemzeti Sport, the only nationwide print sports daily in Hungary. READ MORE

Prominent pro-government daily calls opposition leaders ’ordinary traitors’

Wednesday, September 13th, 2023

The nationwide pro-government print daily defines accepting US financial help for political activities as ‘high treason’. READ MORE

Weeklies on US-Hungary relations

Monday, August 7th, 2023

Although the new restrictions on visa-free travel imposed by the United States on Hungarian citizens will not create problems for most visitors, the weeklies see them as a serious development, a litmus test of the deterioration of Hungary’s ties with its main ally. READ MORE

Further comments on US visa waiver restrictions

Friday, August 4th, 2023

Although the new restriction on visa-free travel to the United States is largely symbolic, the issue has stirred strong emotional reactions in the Hungarian media. READ MORE

US tightens visa waiver for Hungarians

Thursday, August 3rd, 2023

Opinions sharply diverge on the decision by the United States to limit the validity of visa-free entry permits for Hungarian citizens to one journey per year. READ MORE

US Ambassador slams government at Pride Festival

Tuesday, June 20th, 2023

Pro-government authors believe that Ambassador Pressman is biased against Hungary. READ MORE

Are the strategies of PM Orbán and President Macron alike?

Tuesday, April 25th, 2023

An international affairs analyst sees similarities between the views of the two leaders, but only in their refusal to be subservient to the United States. READ MORE

Weeklies on US – Hungary relations

Monday, April 24th, 2023

Opposition-leaning authors vituperate against the government, which they see as an outlier in both NATO and the European Union. Pro-government commentators praise Hungary’s leaders for defending the country’s sovereignty. READ MORE

Conflicting left-wing views on Macron’s ’vassal’ comment

Wednesday, April 19th, 2023

Two left-wing commentators express diametrically opposing opinions on French President Macron’s statement that Europe should not be a ‘vassal’ of the United States. READ MORE

US Ambassador’s remarks seen as mild

Friday, April 14th, 2023

A liberal analyst believes US-Hungary relations will become increasingly tense, although the Ambassador’s statements on Wednesday were significantly milder than expected. A pro-government pundit characterises Ambassador Pressman’s press briefing as utterly insignificant. READ MORE