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In Hungary, a newspaper shuts down as its journalists cry foul against the far-right government

16th October, 2016
The final copy of the Hungarian newspaper Népszabadszág Pic: EurActiv.com

A newspaper facing falling circulation and mounting losses shuts its doors as it tries to find a more sustainable business model.

To read the statement put out by Mediaworks, owner of the Hungarian title Népszabadszág, the reasons for the country’s largest independent daily suspending publication are the same we’ve seen and heard many times before.

Népszabadszág once sold more than 250,000 copies a day, but the latest...

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