Jamie Wiseman

Jamie Wiseman is a European Advocacy Officer at the Vienna-based International Press Institute, a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists defending media freedom.

“The Hungary Model” – Illiberal Tactics for Weakening Independent Media

Press freedom in Central Europe is under renewed threat. Yet there are no systematic arrests of journalists as in Belarus or Turkey, less of the blatant acts of censorship common in Russia and few of the gruesome killings of reporters that are common in autocratic countries around the world. Instead, they are now following the Hungary model.