Journalism

Remembering slain journalist Lyra McKee one year on

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"A young, gay, female journalist... was killed in an act of terror, one year ago. Today the Covid-19 virus, a global pandemic which does not recognise borders or religion... is a powerful reminder of the suffering we all experience in this world."

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New Leipzig magazine seeks contributors

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The German-language publication "will tackle head-on the many obstacles to integration, by teaming up newcomers who have experience as writers, photographers, journalists or documentary film-makers, with native German tandem partners." Benefit comedy show & information evening on Tue 4 Dec, at Leipzig's Telegraph.

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Post-truth era: fake news and the threat to freedom of speech

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The problem is that to Trump, his critics are the creators of fake news. A word against Trump is not a truth. What is "not truth" is now to be censored.

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Podcast: Interview with the founder of detektor.fm

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It's pretty much uncut, as if it were live. I wanted it to be more like radio, and more like a conversation.

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Where the refugee crisis and press freedom issues meet

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Besides being a humanitarian crisis, the current refugee situation also highlights limitations to press freedom in Europe.

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Helpers needed for ECPMF conference

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ECPMF is seeking helpers for their first conference, with those who speak English and German preferred, but also speakers of Russian, Turkish and Arabic. Some paid positions are available for those who can work 2-3 days.

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