The Opinion-Makers: How Russia Is Winning the Propaganda War

The Opinion-Makers: How Russia Is Winning the Propaganda War

SPIEGEL ONLINE - May 30, 2014

With the help of news services like RT and Ruptly, the Kremlin is seeking to reshape the way the world thinks about Russia. And it has been highly successful: Vladimir Putin has won the propaganda war over Ukraine and the West is divided. By SPIEGEL Staff more... Comment ]

Cheerful and Unflappable: Remembering the Photographer Anja Niedringhaus

Cheerful and Unflappable: Remembering the Photographer Anja Niedringhaus

SPIEGEL ONLINE - April 07, 2014

German photojournalist Anja Niedringhaus spent her life documenting wars, but she never allowed the difficult job to get the better of her. One of SPIEGEL's own war correspondents commemorates the work of a longtime colleague killed in Afghanistan on Friday. By Christoph Reuter more... Comment ]

WSJ Editor Gerard Baker: 'Journalism Is Not a Dying Business'

WSJ Editor Gerard Baker: 'Journalism Is Not a Dying Business'

SPIEGEL ONLINE - April 03, 2014

In an interview, Gerard Baker, the editor in chief of the Wall Street Journal, discusses the wave of billionaires diving head first into the journalism business and his own newspaper's evolution after seven years of ownership by Rupert Murdoch. Interview Conducted By Isabell Hülsen more... Comment ]

Max Mosley: Google Is So 'Arrogant They Do Whatever They Like'

Max Mosley: Google Is So 'Arrogant They Do Whatever They Like'

SPIEGEL ONLINE - January 29, 2014

In an interview, former racing boss Max Mosley discusses his successful legal battle against Google to filter out compromising sex photos, the fight for Internet privacy in the era of NSA spying and his endless quest for justice. Interview By Susanne Amann and Isabell Hülsen more... Comment ]

Abducted in Syria: Extremist Rebels Target Journalists

Abducted in Syria: Extremist Rebels Target Journalists

SPIEGEL ONLINE - December 12, 2013

Radical Islamists embedded among the rebels in Syria are reportedly targeting foreign journalists for abduction. Instead of holding them for ransom, however, they use them as trump cards in their power struggles with more moderate rebel groups. By Ulrike Putz more... Comment ]

Rebel Broadcast: Web Channel a Key Source Amid Ukraine Protests

Rebel Broadcast: Web Channel a Key Source Amid Ukraine Protests

SPIEGEL ONLINE - December 05, 2013

The online station Hromadske.TV has become the go-to site for Ukrainians critical of the Yanukovych regime. As protests heat up, its journalists and volunteers cover the news that state-backed stations will not. more... Comment ]

Tabloid Espionage: Trial Exposes Darkest Corners of British Press

Tabloid Espionage: Trial Exposes Darkest Corners of British Press

SPIEGEL ONLINE - December 04, 2013

Former editors with newspaper News of the World are currently on trial in London, where they are accused of spying on private phone conversations for years. The unfolding testimony against close associates of publisher Rupert Murdoch shows just how far the British tabloid press has been willing to go for a scoop. By Christoph Scheuermann more... Comment ]

In the Frame: German TV Finally Starts Following the Plot

In the Frame: German TV Finally Starts Following the Plot

SPIEGEL ONLINE - November 18, 2013

German cinema enjoys international acclaim, but there's a dearth of quality entertainment on the small screen. Now, with TV drama from the US as well as its own neighbors riding high, Germany has finally got the memo, and change is afoot. By Jane Paulick more... Comment ]

'Poop and Pooches': New Magazine Appeals to Dog Haters

'Poop and Pooches': New Magazine Appeals to Dog Haters

SPIEGEL ONLINE - November 08, 2013

Feces in the sandbox, barking all night, the fear of being bitten: There are many reasons not to like dogs. Now one journalist from Hamburg is trying to raise money to launch a magazine to finally give dog haters a voice. By Benjamin Schulz more... Comment ]

Free Press? Editor Laments 'Retrogressive' Government Action

Free Press? Editor Laments 'Retrogressive' Government Action

SPIEGEL ONLINE - November 05, 2013

The Guardian has played a key role in exposing the intelligence agency excesses revealed in documents from whistleblower Edward Snowden. Editor Alan Rusbridger discusses his work and the mounting pressure by the British government to silence the leaks. Interview By Christoph Scheuermann more... Comment ]