Language about Language: Notes On The New Hungarian Media Laws

Peter Sherwood


Peter Sherwood taught at the University of London for 35 years before being appointed the first László Birinyi, Sr., Distinguished Professor of Hungarian Language and Culture in the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2008. His main research interests are in linguistics but he has also published widely in the field of Hungarian culture, including translations from the Hungarian: most recently, essays by Béla Hamvas (Trees, 2006), a novel by Miklós Vámos (The Book of Fathers, 2006, 2009), and a short story by Dezső Kosztolányi
(, 2011).


Hungarian government, media package, Tilos Rádió, legal language

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