Comparison between Hungary and Norway

Comparison between Hungary and Norway

"Changing models of media authorities" - was the title of the public debate held on October 3rd in the House of the European Union by the Center for Independent Journalism and the Mérték Médiaelemző Műhely (a think tank for media research and analysis). The organisers invited the interested media professionals to discuss the ideal structure and functions of the media authority. On the event, which was moderated by Györgyi Kocsis, vice-president of the Hungarian Europe Society, Gabor Polyak, the head of Mérték Médiaelemző Műhely described the different concepts of media experts regarding a ligitimate media authority. This was followed by the presentation of Kjell Nyhuus, the Secretary of the Norvegian Press Council about the features which guarantee stability and transparency to the self-regulation based Norvegian media-regulation system, and the operation of the complaint committee in particular.

The analysis of Györgyi Kocsis entitled "Nem tisztelt ház. Mit mondanak ki, és mit hallgatnak el a pártok EP-programjai?" was published in HVG on 17 May 2014.
Ágnes Uhereczky, Kálmán Dezséri, András Radnóti, István Hegedűs
Zoltán Gyenes, official at the Directorate General for Economic and Financial Affairs (DG ECFIN) of the European Commission made a presentation entitled Hungary and the excessive deficit procedure to members of HES on 14 June 2013 in Brussels.
István Hegedűs made a presentation for students of Princeton University at the seat of HES on 10 July 2015.
On 11 July 2012, the Hungarian News Agency (MTI) refused to publish the declaration of the Hungarian Europe Society in an e-mail sent to the NGO. In this statement HES had congratulated to the journalists Aranka Szávuly and Balázs Nagy Navarro to their media prize announced in Leipzig.
On 24 November 2014 the Hungarian Europe Society signed the analysis prepared by four Hungarian NGOs (the Eötvös Károly Policy Institute, the Hungarian Helsinki Committee, the Hungarian Civil Liberties Union and