Hungary's Orban exempts pro-government media group from scrutiny

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U.S.—Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban has exempted a mammoth pro-government media group from scrutiny by the national competition watchdog, according to a decree published late on Wednesday.

Huge pro-government media conglomerate formed in Hungary. The owners of a vast majority of Hungary's pro-government media outlets are donating their companies to a foundation, creating a huge right-wing media conglomerate. The Central European Press and Media Foundation's assets will include cable news channels, internet news portals, tabloid and...