Mission Journal: Creeping authoritarianism in Hungary
On the Buda side of the River Danube stands the glass and steel headquarters of the thriving German-owned entertainment channel RTL. On the Pest side of the Hungarian capital, tucked in a corner of a converted department store, lies the cramped office of struggling online news outlet Atlatszo.
Little connected these two poles of Hungary's media world until Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, re-elected for a second term in April, decided to further consolidate his influence and that of the oligarchs who support him over the press.
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