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How the majority's opinions are created by the media

Richard David Precht, Harald Welzer: Die vierte Gewalt. Wie Mehrechtmeinung gemacht wird – auch wenn sie keine ist

PUBLICITY: Precht and Welzer want more "well-intentioned dispute" about views – not social media's definition, personorientering and arousal production. Their book has been met with everything from total rejection and hesitant acceptance to detailed criticism.

Destructive criticism of Sweden

Nils Melzer: The Julian Assange Case

Assange: Bureaucratic co-criminals – this is how a new book by Nils Melzer describes Sweden's handling of Julian Assange. Swedish Stina Oscarson reviews – and is ashamed.

Reason in a world of lies

The Peace Prize: Nobel Peace Prize is important enough that even the Kremlin felt compelled to praise the Nobel Peace Prize to Dmitri Muratov.

Everything is the fault of others

Matt Taibbi: Hate Inc. – Why Today's Media Makes us Despise One Another

MASS MEDIA: Where the advertisement gave a feeling of well-being, desire and pleasure, the new media consumption gives the feeling of paranoia, anger and mistrust. Hate seller. Also on Capitol Hill.

A story of courage, talent and betrayal

Lindsey Hilsum: In Extremis: The Life and Death of the War Correspondent Marie Colvin

ON THE EDGE: Marie Colvin covered all the great conflicts of our time – always with the same goal: Not just to be a witness, but to call for action.

Life without thinking

Franklin Foer: World Without Mind: The Existential Threat of Big Tech

BIG TECH: Author Franklin Foer gives a historical overview of Big Tech's influence on society and asks how we can combat its pervasive power.

With the ego as goal and method

Mads Brügger: 11.11.11.The story of the Danish playboy and the plot to smuggle Gaddafi's son to Mexico

: 11.11.11 is the story of a Danish businessman's possible participation in a very special smuggling story, but most of all another story about the I-journalist Mads Brügger. 

From the darkness of the soul

: Internationally he is considered a legend, but in Norway few have heard of war photographer Stanley Greene, who died earlier this year.

Bought and paid war journalism

: Large parts of the world's journalists get economic benefits from adapting their reporting to US policy.

"I've never felt the need to scream to anyone"

: Has Nrk's Sigurd Falkenberg Mikkelsen really been able to feel the victims' fears or the violence of the war? On the occasion of his book, we talk to him about the harsh reality of the Middle East, the importance of journalism, and what such journeys do to a human being. 

Biblical beginnings of journalism

: Derrida's juxtaposition of Christianity and modern journalism is thought-provoking, but it is difficult to take the philosopher's ideological critique of the media as a Christian phenomenon seriously.

Engraving and secrecy

: Excavation journalism is a hot topic at the moment. The SKUP conference on investigative journalism, with 600 media people in Tønsberg as participants, was held the same week as the Panama Papers were released in the media.

The exploration of the journalistic boundaries

: Frontier-seeking journalistic projects and a Danish poet on a hectic car chase.

Leader: In the court of hell

: Our journalist Øystein Windstad was a hair's breadth away from being killed near Chechnya.

Our journalist was assaulted at the border with Chechnya

: Our journalist Øystein Windstad is attacked on the border between Ingushetia and Chechnya.

Editor with life as effort

: How free is the press in the former military dictatorship? Ny Tid spoke with Myanmar's perhaps most independent newspaper editor who is also critical of Norwegian support.