Péter Molnár

is senior research Fellow in communications law at the Centre for Media and Communication Studies, Central European University, Budapest.


Danger! Men at work

European legislation and free expression in Hungary

The European Union’s new directive on Audiovisual Media Services may not be all that it is cracked up to be. On the contrary, under the guise of protecting vulnerable groups from hate speech, it may have the unintended consequence of allowing national governments to indulge in a little censorship. Something his region is only too familiar with, warns Péter Molnár, a specialist on freedom of speech from Hungary.