25th April, 10am: Media Freedom Poll 2024 will be published

15 Apr 2024

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Exclusive Insights into Public Opinion Amidst Growing Political Upheaval in Visegrád Countries

Join us for the unveiling of the 2024 Media Freedom Poll, the most comprehensive annual barometer of public attitudes towards media freedom across the Visegrád countries. This year’s poll marks the third consecutive year of data collection, allowing for an in-depth analysis of trends and shifts in public opinion.

Date: Thursday, 25th April 2024
Time: 10 AM CET
Venue: HVG, Montevideo utca 14, Budapest, Hungary
Online: mediafreedompoll.com

The three-year data provides a valuable perspective on the state of media freedom in the region. A panel of distinguished speakers will discuss the findings and their implications for the future of Central Europe:

  • Tessa Szyszkowitz, Chair of the Committee for Editorial Independence, Economia, Czechia (moderator)
  • Václav Štětka, Reader in Comparative Political Communication, Loughborough University, UK
  • Alexander Dworzak, Board of Reporters Without Borders, Austria
  • Márton Gergely, Editor-in-Chief, HVG, Hungary
  • Veronika Munk, Director of Innovation and New Markets, Denník N, Slovakia
  • Beáta Balogová, Editor-in-Chief, SME, Slovakia
  • Bartosz Wieliński, Deputy Editor-in-Chief, Gazeta Wyborcza, Poland
  • Lenka Černá, CEO, Economia, Czechia.

The poll is commissioned by the Committee for Editorial Independence, in partnership with Reporters Without Borders, and supported by the Bakala Foundation. The event is hosted by HVG.

We look forward to sharing these important insights with you.