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Dispute over energy dependency and sovereignty

Friday, October 14th, 2022

A left-wing and a pro-government commentator ponder how the EU can improve its energy sovereignty by diversifying gas and oil imports. READ MORE

Conflicting takes on mobilisation in Russia

Friday, September 23rd, 2022

While both a left-wing and a conservative author read the ‘partial mobilisation’ announced by Russian President Putin as proof of Russian failure in Ukraine, the main pro-government daily blames the United States for the war. READ MORE

West likened to late Communist world

Tuesday, August 30th, 2022

A leading pro-government columnist remarks on Facebook’s admission that it suppressed a news story about Hunter Biden’s laptop. He likens liberal media to Communist era propaganda. READ MORE

Weeklies look back on the PM’s Dallas address

Monday, August 15th, 2022

Opposition-leaning analysts believe that the Prime Minister did a grave disservice to his country by taking sides with former president Donald Trump and his supporters in his address to the CPAC meeting. Pro-government commentators, on the other hand, take the event as proof that Prime Minister Orbán has become an important international actor. READ MORE

Conflicting views on the Ukraine war

Monday, August 8th, 2022

Conservative and right-wing pundits accuse the West and the US of provoking Russia into war, adding that peace can be negotiated only by Washington and Moscow -a bullet point underlined by Viktor Orbán in his keynote speech to Republicans in Dallas. A liberal analyst, on the other hand, deems it crucial for the EU and NATO to stop Putin in order to avoid another world war. READ MORE

PM Orbán’s CPAC address

Saturday, August 6th, 2022

In their first snap analyses, a conservative lawyer and a liberal pundit agree that PM Orbán’s keynote address went down well with the Dallas CPAC audience. READ MORE

David Pressman takes over as US Ambassador to Hungary

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2022

The leading pro-government daily criticizes the next US ambassador for openly denouncing Hungary and expressing concern over the state of democracy. READ MORE

A left-wing take on Hungarian-US tax treaty

Wednesday, July 13th, 2022

A left-wing commentator believes that the US will do whatever it can to pressurize Hungary to approve the global minimum corporate tax. He believes that it’s introduction would benefit Hungary. READ MORE

Washington to end tax treaty with Hungary

Tuesday, July 12th, 2022

As the US announces the termination of double tax treaty with Hungary, the leading pro-government daily agrees with the government that it is crucial for Hungary to keep corporate taxes low. READ MORE

PM Orbán offers a ‘recipe’ to American Conservatives

Saturday, May 21st, 2022

A liberal commentator notes that the American Conservative Conference in Budapest has been ‘snubbed’ by high profile American personalities, while a pro-government columnist welcomes PM Orbán’s 12-point roadmap for conservatives to overcome liberals. READ MORE