István Hegedűs participated in a discussion about the political dilemmas in the epoch of the regime-change on 25 March 2021.
István Hegedűs gave an interview to the Spanish journal NIUS on 21 November 2020 about the chance of a Hungarian and Polish veto in the case of the Multiannual Financial Framework and the NextGenerationEU package.
István Hegedűs gave an interview to the online radio Hungarian BroadCaster News Station about current European Union political issues on 3 July 2020.
István Hegedűs gave an interview to the Slovenian newspaper Dnevnik on 30 March 2020 about the approval of the authorisation law in Hungary. It gives extraordinary competences to the government without time limit despite the protest of the opposition.
The opinion of István Hegedűs on the local elections in Hungary was quoted in Hospodářské noviny on 15 October 2019.
On 11 October 2019 István Hegedűs gave an interview to Civil Rádió about the study entitled Tyranny and Hope published by the Hungarian Europe Society.
István Hegedűs gave an interview to the "Europa Minha" programme of the Portuguese RTP - Rádio e Televisão de Portugal on the occasion of the international conference entitled "European Elections 2019 - Renewing the Political Agenda for a United Europe" on 18 May 2019.
István Hegedűs gave an interview to "The Newsmakers" program of the Turkish television TRT World about the attacks against the Central European University and its Founder on 12 December 2018. According to him, Orbán, Erdoğan and Putin use a joint rhetoric - with regional and national differences.