DDr. phil. et iur. Krisztina Rozgonyi, MBA

Senior Scientist (University of Klagenfurt)

Lecturer at the University of Klagenfurt

 

Institute for Comparative Media and Communication Studies (CMC)
Austrian Academy of Sciences / University of Klagenfurt
A-1010 Wien, Bäckerstraße 13 / 1. Stock, Austria

Phone (+43-1) 51581-3119
Email: krisztina.rozgonyi(at)oeaw.ac.at

Research interests

Media and digital platforms’ governance; infocommunication policy and regulation; rule of law & the media; accountability regimes and the representation of public interest; media & gender mainstreaming

Academic Education

Academic Education

2014-2018 Doctoral studies in Media and Communication Sciences, University of Vienna, Vienna (PhD./Dr.); (Thesis: ‘The governance of spectrum - towards good media governance’)

2006-2008 Studies in Business          Administration,          Central            European University, Budapest (MBA)

1995-2001Studies in Media and Communication, Eötvös Lóránd University, Faculty of Liberal Arts, Budapest (Mag. phil.)

1991-1996 Studies in Law and State science, Eötvös Lóránd University, Faculty of Law, Budapest (Dr. iur.)

Professional Career

Professional Career

Since 2022: Senior Scientist at the Institute for Comparative Media and Communication Studies (CMC), Austrian Academy of Sciences | Alpen-Adria-University Klagenfurt, ‘Media Accountability & Media Change’ Research Group

2016-2021: Assistant Professor (PostDoc), University of Vienna, Department of Media and Communication, Vienna

2019: Adjunct Faculty, Webster Vienna Private University, Vienna

2010-ongoing: Senior international media, telecommunication and IP legal and policy expert (ITU/UN, UNESCO, Council of Europe, European Commission, World Bank InfoDev, OSCE, BBC MA)

2010-2014: Attorney-at-law, Partner, PRK Partners Budapest Fábry Law Firm,  Budapest

2004-2010: Member of the Board, 2006-2010 Vice Chairperson, 2010 Chairperson/President, The Hungarian Communication Authority, Budapest

2004-ongoing: Lecturer, University of Pécs, Department       for   Infocommunication   and      Law, Budapest/Pécs

2014-2016: Lecturer, ELTE University, Faculty of Arts, Department of Media and Communication, Budapest

1996-2003: Attorney-at-law, Partner, Law Firm of Győri & Associates, Budapest

1995-1996: Deputy director of the Secretariat for Civil Relations, Ministry of Culture and Education, Budapest

Fellowships and Awards

Fellowships and Awards

2020 Best-Practice-Service Learning project; University of Vienna

2006 'For the Hungarian Informatics', Award of the Hungarian Government

2000 Visiting Research Fellow, Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva

University, New York, US

 

Memberships in Professional Associations

Memberships in Professional Associations

2021- ongoing            Member of the Review Board to advise RTR GmBH (Austria) on the allocation of public funds to private and non-profit broadcasters; Vienna, Austria

2019- ongoing            Member, Privacy&Sustainable Computing Lab@Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien, Vienna, Austria

2018 - ongoing            Policy expert, Central European University Center for Media, 

Data and Society (CMDS), Media Policy Hub, Budapest, Hungary

2017 – 2019                Vice Chair (elect); International Communication Association,  Communication Law and Policy Division

2011- 2018                  Chair; Hungarian Lawyers Association, Media and Advertising  Division, Budapest, Hungary

2009- ongoing             Member of the Editorial Advisory Board; Journal of Digital Media &  Policy, Intellect, UK

2004- ongoing Member of the Advisory Board; Journal of Infocommunication and Law, Pécs, Hungary

2002-2015                              Member of the Presidium; National Body of Experts on  Copyright, Budapest, Hungary

2001-2003                              Member of the Legal Committee; Hungarian Advertising  Association, Budapest, Hungary

Publications 

Publications pre-2022

Publications pre-2022

Complete list of publications pre-2022: ORCID

 

Most important publications

Rozgonyi, K. (2021) ‘Education for social change: The potentials of participatory teaching and learning with students in media and communication education’, Journalism Education, 10:1, pp. 19-33. https://doi.org/10.25365/phaidra.268

Rozgonyi, K. (2020). Negotiating new audiovisual rules for Video Sharing Platforms: proposals for a Responsive Governance Model of speech online. Revista Catalana de Dret Públic – Catalan Journal of Public Law, 61, 83-98. http://dx.doi.org/10.2436/rcdp.i61.2020.3537

Kolokytha, O., Korbiel, I., Rozgonyi, K., & Sarikakis, K. (2019). Who’s Afraid of the Past: The Role of Archives in Shaping the Future of PSBs. VIEW Journal of European Television History and Culture, 8(16),   5–17. http://doi.org/10.18146/2213-0969.2019.jethc171

Rozgonyi, K. (2019). ‘The governance of digital switchover of terrestrial television in the European Union: the role of policy framing’, Journal of Digital Media & Policy. Vol. 10 Number 1, pp. 67–87. http://doi.org/10.1386/jdmp.10.1.67_1

Rozgonyi, K. (2018). “The governance of spectrum: a possible venue of accountability for global telecommunication", Digital Policy, Regulation and Governance. Vol. 20 Issue: 3, pp. 273-287. https://doi.org/10.1108/DPRG-09-2017-0050

Sarikakis, K. and Kolokytha, O.; Rozgonyi, K. (2016). ‘Copyright (and) Culture: The governance of Audiovisual Archives’, Info - The journal of policy, regulation and strategy for telecommunications, information and media, Volume 18 Issue 6, pp. 42-54. https://doi.org/10.1108/info-05-2016-0019

Polyák, G. and Rozgonyi, K. (2015). ‘Monitoring media regulators’ independence – Evidence-based indicators, Hungarian experience’, International Journal of Digital Television, 6: 3, pp. 257–273. https://doi.org/10.1386/jdtv.6.3.257_1

Lengyel, M. and Rozgonyi, K. (2010). ‘Digital switchover in Hungary: achievements and challenges’, International Journal of Digital Television, 1: 2, pp: 173-191. https://doi.org/10.1386/jdtv.1.2.173_1

Books and Monographs

Books and Monographs

Peer-Reviewed Articles and Book Chapters

Peer-Reviewed Articles and Book Chapters

  • Rozgonyi, K. (2022). CHAPTER 1: The concepts of gender and gender equality [Gender və gender bərabərliyi konsepsiyaları]. In A. Bəşirli (Ed.), Gender Equality and Media Freedom [Gender Bərabərliyi və Media Azadlığı] (pp. 8-21). Baku: Tahsil Publishing House [Təhsil Nəşriyyat‐Poliqrafiya].
  • Rozgonyi, K. (2022). CHAPTER 3: Legal aspects of gender equality: international practice and Council of Europe Standards [Gender bərabərliyi huquqi konsepsiya kimi. Gender bərabərliyinin sosial ədalətlə və media azadlığı ilə əlaqəsi]. In A. Bəşirli (Ed.), Gender Equality and Media Freedom [Gender Bərabərliyi və Media Azadlığı] (pp. 39-56). Baku: Tahsil Publishing House [Təhsil Nəşriyyat‐Poliqrafiya].
  • Rozgonyi, K. (2022). CHAPTER 7: Sexism in Media [Mediada Cinsiyyətçilik]. In A. Bəşirli (Ed.), Gender Equality and Media Freedom [Gender Bərabərliyi və Media Azadlığı] (pp. 109-120). Baku: Tahsil Publishing House [Təhsil Nəşriyyat‐Poliqrafiya].
  • Rozgonyi, K. (2022). CHAPTER 8: Gender-based violence and sexist hate speech in the media [Genderəsaslı zorakılıq və mediada cinsiyyətci nifrət nitqi]. In A. Bəşirli (Ed.), Gender Equality and Media Freedom [Gender Bərabərliyi və Media Azadlığı] (pp. 121-131). Baku: Tahsil Publishing House [Təhsil Nəşriyyat‐Poliqrafiya].
  • Rozgonyi, K., & Sarikakis, K. (2022). Policy diffusion and Internet governance: reflections on copyright and privacy. In M. Marzouki & Calderaro, A. (Eds.), Internet Diplomacy: Shaping the Global Politics of Cyberspace (pp. 195-211). Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield.

Other Articles and Book Chapters

Other Articles and Book Chapters

Research Papers

Research Papers

  • Rozgonyi, K., & Kostic, B. (2021). Implementing European and International Standards on Media and Information Literacy in various domestic institutions: A study on good practices in selected member States of the Council of Europe and their relevance to the context of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Retrieved from https://rm.coe.int/mil-eng-study-1-implementing-mil-standards-rozgonyikostic/1680a666ca

Popular Articles and Book Chapters

Popular Articles and Book Chapters

  • Rozgonyi, K. (2022). Ezt a háborút a „fejekben”, a mediatizált térben készítették elő [This war was prepared in the “heads”, the mediatized space] [Interview with Hermann Irén]. Kreativ, n/a, n/a. Retrieved from https://kreativ.hu/cikk/ezt-a-haborut-a-fejekben-a-mediatizalt-terben-keszitettek-elo

Lectures

Lectures (2021-2017)

Lectures (2021-2017)

Keynotes

‘Information Disorder: What We Have Learned So Far? Countering Disinformation in the Context of Freedom of the Media: Key Concepts’ – Conference by the Council of Europe on “Responding to Disinformation: European practices and standards”. Keynote speaker. 17 February, 2021, Kiev (online).

'Freedom of expression, freedom of the media and COVID-19 in the European Union and beyond' – School for Journalists and Media Practitioners at the Centre for Media Pluralism and Freedom (CMPF), at the European University Institute. Keynote speaker. 20 October, 2020, Florence (online).

‘Communication, freedom and the guardians thereof’ – the Inaugural Lecture of the Veszelovszki Zsolt Memorial Lecture Series; Keynote speaker. 14 September, 2018, Budapest.

‘Building trust: what role for national regulators?’ – Telecoms and Media Forum of the International Institute for Communication on “Artificial Intelligence and the future Digital Single Market”; Keynote speaker. 24-25 April 2018, Brussels.

‘The revision of European Union regulation of audiovisual media’, Keynote Speaker. North East Europe Regional Rounds of Price Media Law Moot Court Competition, 15 December 2017, Kiev.

‘Copyright (and) Culture: the governance of audiovisual broadcast archives – legal en(dis)ablers’, Keynote Speaker. CopyCamp 2017 conference, 28 Sept, 2017, Warsaw.

 

Invited lectures

‘Governance, Video Sharing Platforms & codes of conduct’: presentation at the meeting of the European Platform for Media Regulatory Authorities (EPRA) on 21 October, 2021, Strasbourg (online).

‘Combatting sexism in media and advertising - role of regulator: international standards and good practices of European countries’; Speaker at the dedicated webinar for the National TV and Radio Broadcasting Council of Ukraine on 15 September, 2021 (online).

‘Regulating Online Media: a balancing act – recent development in Europe and its implications to Georgia’; Georgian Internet Governance Forum (GeoIGF), Speaker. 13 November 2019, Tbilisi.

‘Trust in E-Governance: Data Protection and Privacy’; 5th Forum of IT Directors of Ukraine, Speaker. 11 Sept, 2019, Kiev.

‘Information disorder in the digital environment and its implications for political/electoral campaigning’; Council of Europe Seminar “The Impact of the Social Media and the Internet on Election Processes in the Kyrgyz Republic”, Speaker. 25 April 2019, Bishkek.

‘The governance of spectrum – towards good media  governance’; International Telecommunications         Union Workshop on “Trends in new broadcasting technologies, services and applications”, Speaker. 18 March 2019, Geneva.

‘Safeguarding children from online harms - The regulation of online media platforms in the EU’; International Institute for Communication Conference on “Building a Safe Online Environment for Children”; Panelist. 8-9 February 2017, Bangkok.

 

Other lectures

‘Communicating memory: audiovisual archives as formats of remembering’; ECREA Pre-Conference          “Towards a Polyphony of Memory? Media, Communication and Memory in the Digital Age”; Speaker.  31 October 2018, Lugano.

’Meeting the Rule of the Law standards’: discussing the recent amendments to the Law on electronic communications and the Law on broadcasting of Georgia; Plenary Session of the Venice Commission at the Council of Europe; Speaker 20 March 2021, Strasbourg (online). 

Keynotes

Keynotes

  • 21/03/2022 , Berlin
    Rozgonyi, K.
    From insult to injury: the state of freedom of expression in Central Eastern Europe in the era of the digital
    Making Sense of the Digital Society

Invited Lectures

Invited Lectures

  • 24/03/2022 , Chisinau
    Rozgonyi, K.
    European approaches on disinformation through the lens of media regulatory authorities [online]
    Policy Workshop of the Council of Europe

Other Lectures

Other Lectures

  • 25/03/2022 , Vienna
    Rozgonyi, K.
    Freedom and the media in Central Eastern Europe: a negative balance
    Rechtsstaat und Demokratie unter Druck [Rule of Law and Democracy under Pressure]

Popular Lectures

Popular Lectures

  • 01/05/2022 , Wien
    Rozgonyi, K.
    Democratic backsliding and further limitations to media freedom in Hungary and in Serbia in light of the recent elections in the respective countries. [Podcast with FALTER: Ungarn und Serbien nach der Wahl]
    Podcast with FALTER
  • 30/04/2022 , Wien
    Rozgonyi, K.
    #460 Krisztina Rozgonyi: Was wirklich fehlt, dass die RTR über die Zukunft der Medienregulierung forscht. [Podcast with VsUM (Verein zur Förderung eines selbstbestimmten Umgangs mit Medien)]
    VsUM.tv, 30.04.22