Media Roundtable: Hungary PM Viktor Orban's fourth election victory & the future of far-right politics
On this edition of Your Call’s Media Roundtable, we discuss coverage of the recent general election in Hungary. On April 3rd, the country’s far-right Prime Minister Viktor Orban won a fourth term in office. Since 2010, Orban and his Fidesz party have systematically dismantled media independence and eroded civil liberties, judicial independence, and democratic institutions. What's next for Hungary?
Andras Petho, award winning investigative journalist and co-founder and editor of Direkt36
Flora Garamvolgyi, foreign affairs reporter writing for The Guardian and Forbes Hungary, and former reporter for the Hungarian daily Népszava
The New York Times: In Hungary, Viktor Orban Remakes an Election to His Liking