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Why the media helps make Hungarian elections so predictable

Fumarola, Andrea (2018) Why the media helps make Hungarian elections so predictable. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) blog (07 Feb 2018). Blog Entry.

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Hungary will hold parliamentary elections on 8 April, with polls suggesting Fidesz, led by incumbent Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, is in a strong position to hold on to power. Andrea Fumarola argues that a sharp decline in press freedom over the last decade has helped Orbán to consolidate his political position, but that the dominance of Fidesz has come at some cost to the quality of Hungarian democracy.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
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Additional Information: © 2018 The Author
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JC Political theory
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe)
Date Deposited: 27 Jun 2018 13:23
Last Modified: 16 May 2024 10:47

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