István Hegedűs was one of the speakers among Péter Balázs, Miklós Németh, Géza Jeszenszky and Iván Pető at the event entitled "Opening the Boarders, Changing the Regime - Political Memories and Realities" organised by the István Bibó Public Society on 10 September 2019 at Haris Park.
István Hegedűs gave an interview to the "Europa Minha" programme of the Portuguese RTP - Rádio e Televisão de Portugal on the occasion of the international conference entitled "European Elections 2019 - Renewing the Political Agenda for a United Europe" on 18 May 2019.
István Hegedűs was the guest of the program "Bánó és Bolgár" broadcast by the Budapest 13th district TV on 17 April 2019.
István Hegedűs gave an interview to "The Newsmakers" program of the Turkish television TRT World about the attacks against the Central European University and its Founder on 12 December 2018. According to him, Orbán, Erdoğan and Putin use a joint rhetoric - with regional and national differences.
István Hegedűs gave an interview to the program "Bánó and Bolgár" of the Budapest 13th district TV on 26 September 2018 about the political room of maneuver of the Hungarian Prime Minister, Viktor Orbán after the approval of the Sargentini report in the European Parliament.
On 14 November 2014, in Hír TV, István Hegedűs reacted to an interview by Udo Ulfkotte which was broadcast two days before. According to his own words, the former journalist of the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung became an agent of the secret services during his study tour to the United States in 1993 as a fellow of the German Marshall Fund.
István Hegedűs talked about the international criticism of the Hungarian government in ATV on 21 August 2014.