Press Freedom in Hungary Journalists Protest Manipulation with Hunger Strike

A group of Hungarian journalists has been on hunger strike this week to protest against alleged manipulation in the country's state media. They say news reports have been edited in a misleading fashion for political reasons.
Hungarian journalists (from left) Balazs Nagy Navarro, Peter Virag, Sorel-Arthur Kembe and Aranka Szavuly on hunger strike outside the headquarters of Hungarian state television MTV in Budapest on Dec. 14.

Hungarian journalists (from left) Balazs Nagy Navarro, Peter Virag, Sorel-Arthur Kembe and Aranka Szavuly on hunger strike outside the headquarters of Hungarian state television MTV in Budapest on Dec. 14.

Foto: ATTILA KISBENEDEK/ AFP
dgs -- with wire reports