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The New York Times and the President: Trump's Love-Hate Relationship with the Gray Lady

The New York Times and the President: Trump's Love-Hate Relationship with the Gray Lady

SPIEGEL ONLINE - April 28, 2017

Donald Trump bashes no other newspaper to the degree he does the New York Times. But it hasn't damaged the paper -- on the contrary. The newsroom may be exhausted, but it is more motivated than ever. By Isabell Huelsen more... Comment ]

A Week with the White House Press Corps: Inside Trump's War on the Traditional Media

A Week with the White House Press Corps: Inside Trump's War on the Traditional Media

SPIEGEL ONLINE - March 24, 2017

Since his declaration that the media is the "enemy of the people," White House correspondents have been battling to maintain their position in the new America. Trump is giving them competition by filling the press corps with trolls and a new wave of right-wing media. By Markus Feldenkirchen in Washington, D.C. more... Comment ]


The Destruction of Understanding: Trump, Erdogan and the Assault on the Free Press

The Destruction of Understanding: Trump, Erdogan and the Assault on the Free Press

SPIEGEL ONLINE - February 27, 2017

Donald Trump and Recep Tayyip Erdogan demand reverence rather than truthfulness, and both are mounting dangerous attacks on the free press. The threat is real and the media must hold its ground. A DER SPIEGEL Editorial By Klaus Brinkbäumer more... Comment ]

Division and Fear: The Daily Mail's Dark Worldview

Division and Fear: The Daily Mail's Dark Worldview

SPIEGEL ONLINE - February 14, 2017

Britain's Daily Mail is infamous for spreading hatred and fear. The newspaper has become even more shrill following Brexit. Wikipedia banned use of the publication as a reference last week, but the decision is unlikely to change much. By Mark Rice-Oxley more... Comment ]


Opinion: It's High Time for a European Broadcasting Service

Opinion: It's High Time for a European Broadcasting Service

SPIEGEL ONLINE - February 10, 2017

Propaganda spreads faster on social media than serious information and we've just experienced what an election looks like in the post-factual world. The European Union should launch its own broadcasting channel to counter the lies, draw Europe together and defend democracy. By Jakob von Weizsäcker and André Wilkens more... Comment ]

Smartphone Addiction: The Slot Machine in Your Pocket

Smartphone Addiction: The Slot Machine in Your Pocket

SPIEGEL ONLINE - July 27, 2016

Smartphone apps are addictive -- by design. They take advantage of human weaknesses to ensure your constant attention. But there is another way. An Essay by Tristan Harris more... Comment ]


CNN Host on US Election: 'It's Gonna Be Really Nasty'

CNN Host on US Election: 'It's Gonna Be Really Nasty'

SPIEGEL ONLINE - June 04, 2016

SPIEGEL talks to Jake Tapper, CNN's Chief Political Correspondent, about the resentments fueling Donald Trump, the media's easy treatment of the candidates and why this election is about to get very dirty. Interview Conducted by Gordon Repinski and Holger Stark more... Comment ]

'No Editorial Content, No Fact-Checking': CNN Anchor Criticizes US Coverage of Trump

'No Editorial Content, No Fact-Checking': CNN Anchor Criticizes US Coverage of Trump

SPIEGEL ONLINE - June 03, 2016

In an excerpt from a SPIEGEL interview, CNN's chief Washington correspondent, Jake Tapper, criticizes the American media for its kid-glove treatment of likely Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. He warns we should brace for a "nasty" election. By Gordon Repinski and Holger Stark more... Comment ]


Business Insider CEO: 'There Are No Must-Read Publications Any More'

Business Insider CEO: 'There Are No Must-Read Publications Any More'

SPIEGEL ONLINE - May 20, 2016

Henry Blodget, editor-in-chief of Business Insider, talks to SPIEGEL about the future of digital media, the likelihood of another dot-com bubble and about his own checkered past on Wall Street. Interview Conducted by Isabell Hülsen more... Comment ]

Erdogan and the Satirist: Inside Merkel's Comedy Conundrum

Erdogan and the Satirist: Inside Merkel's Comedy Conundrum

SPIEGEL ONLINE - April 15, 2016

With his insulting poem about Turkish President Erdogan, Jan Böhmermann has triggered an affair of state. Now, Chancellor Merkel has elected to allow legal proceedings against the German comedian. What, though, was Böhmermann's intent? By SPIEGEL Staff more... Comment ]