Stricter regulations proposed for press

Published on 18 June 2010 at 10:43


Headlining with “Media come under pressure,” Népszabadság reports on the new Hungarian centre-right government’s media bill, which, according the left-wing daily, features measures “to limit freedom of speech” that are “in breach of European law.” Under the terms of the new legislation, media outlets will have register with public authorities. They will also be obliged to publish detailed coverage of important events and offer a right of reply to public figures who believe that their honour or human dignity has been impinged.

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