Controlling information prevents the public from becoming aware of the misdeeds of those in power. Killing/harming journalists is one important way this is done. The first story shows how the Hungarian government has gained control of Hungary’s news media. The second describes the important role of organized crime in killing journalists.
Orban and his allies cement control of Hungary’s news media Patrick Kingsley New York Times November 29, 2018
Killings of journalists show the bloody fingerprints of organized crime Liam Stack New York Times December 2, 2018
Photo: Cover of Reporters Without Borders new publication. Credit: Reporters Without Borders