Theater of Cruelty

journalism

MODERN TIMES's seven tips for a good propagandist

ADVERTISING:Learning the art of "lying masterfully" is important for all propagandists

How the majority's opinions are created by the media

PUBLIC: Precht and Welzer want more "well-intentioned disputes" 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

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

Peace Prize: The 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

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

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

Life without thinking

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

With the ego as goal and method

11.11.11 is the story of a Danish businessman's possible participation in a very special smuggling story, but most of all, a story about 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 receive financial benefits from adapting their reporting to American politics.

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

Has Nrks Sigurd Falkenberg Mikkelsen really been able to feel the fear of the exposed 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 significance 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 criticism of the media as a Christian phenomenon seriously.

Engraving and secrecy

Grave journalism is a hot topic for the time being. The SKUP conference on investigative journalism, with 600 media people in Tønsberg as participants, was organized the same week as the Panama Papers was released in the media.

The exploration of the journalistic boundaries

Border-seeking journalistic projects and a Danish poet on windblown car chases.

Leader: In the court of hell

Our journalist Øystein Windstad was a hairpin from being killed in Chechnya.

Our journalist was assaulted at the border with Chechnya

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