Where do all printed media products published in Hungary get collected, and is launching a newspaper subject to a licence?
Pursuant to the provisions of the Media Act, the NMHH maintains a register of print media products, as well as online media products and news portals. At present, there are over 5,800 reported print media products in Hungary. The official database of print media products contains the contact details and information of respective founders and publishers.
What jurisdiction does the Authority have over the printed press?
Legislative provisions applicable to all Hungarian media content and their respective creators are set out in prevailing media law – commonly referred to as the Media Act and the Media Constitution. The NMHH is a competent organisation overseeing the compliance of affected media, including printed press products. All of this is important to provide players of the media market with a predictable environment to operate in, as well as to ensure the protection of consumers in the possible most effective way.
Online and printed press products
Use this application to list the names and online contact information of press products registered with NMHH as well as the names of their publishers and founders.
The President of the NMHH attended an international press conference
The event brought together Hungarian and foreign experts, journalists and newspaper owners to discuss how media consumption habits have changed in the present day.
The Institute for Media Studies of the National Media and Infocommunications Authority launched a series of discussions entitled Media Myths
The main objective of the event is to give participants, mainly young people with an interest in the media, an insight into the challenges they can expect to face in this field.
A delegation from the European Parliament's Committee on Culture and Education was received by the President of the NMHH
The MEPs were informed about the situation of the Hungarian media market, the implementation of media pluralism and the application of EU legislation in Hungary.
Local papers still popular, but the internet takes it all in countryside too
In line with national trends, traditional media is on the decline, and online media is gaining ground – revealed a new survey about György, Sopron, Székesfehérvár and Dunaújváros approved at this week’s meeting of the Media Council of the National Media and Infocommunications Authority (NMHH).