Hungary's largest paper Nepszabadsag shuts, alleging pressure

Hungary's largest paper Nepszabadsag shuts, alleging pressure
 

Hungary's largest broadsheet newspaper Nepszabadsag has stopped publication, with journalists and the opposition alleging government pressure.
Journalists said it was a "coup" - they were given notice after being stopped from entering the building on Saturday.
The owners said it was a business decision following declining sales. There is no government comment.
Nepszabadsag has often criticised Prime Minister Viktor Orban. It opposed last weekend's referendum on refugees.
Mr Orban's government has often been accused of using public media as a government mouthpiece.
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8 October 2016 in World News, Views: 35
Source: BBC
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