The Website Publishes a List of Eight Journalists Described as "Propagandists"

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Year 08 Sep 2017 Country Hungary Category E. Other acts having chilling effects on media freedom Source of threat Non-state Partner EFJ/IFJ , RSF Alert level Level 2
08 Sep 2017 Hungary E. Other acts having chilling effects on media freedom Non-state EFJ/IFJ , RSF Level 2
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On 5 September 2017, the Hungarian internet portal published a list of journalists accused of serving the interests of the American billionaire of Hungarian origin George Soros. The article explicitly names eight journalists, including a photographer and a producer who are Hungarian or of Hungarian origin, working abroad for Politico Brussels, the German public television ZDF, Bloomberg, and the Reuters news agency. These journalists are described as "foreign propagandists" and "spokespeople" of George Soros. The international media are presented as "biased” and “stigmatizing." Their only aim would be to "discredit" Hungary on the international scene.

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