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Clinton, Le Pen, Merkel: Does Power Have a Gender?

Renate Schroeder, Camille Petit

Май 13, 2017

Eleanor Roosevelt was probably right when she once said “Every woman in public life needs to develop skin as tough as rhinoceros hide.” Hillary Clinton (1947), Angela Merkel (1954) and Marine Le Pen (1968) have for sure a hard shell which gave them a special fate.

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Bosnia in Ukraine

Send Pećanin

Март 15, 2017

I feel anxious with April approaching. It was 24 years ago that the four-year siege of Sarajevo began. By then, Serbia had already used the Yugoslav Army to attack Slovenia and Croatia, but we in Sarajevo could not believe that war was possible in Bosnia and Herzegovina, and especially in our city.

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Facebook and Matters of Fact in the Post-Truth Era

Aidan White

Март 15, 2017

In 2016 media learned the hard way that journalism is in danger of being overwhelmed by rogue politics and a communications revolution that accelerates the spread of lies, misinformation and dubious claims. According to many observers two major stories – Brexit and the election of Donald Trump – signal a moment of peril for the press, and media around the world are deeply alarmed.

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Der kritische Journalismus in Russland ist nicht tot

Roman Berger

Февраль 23, 2017

360 JournalistInnen sind in Russland seit 1990 bei der Ausübung ihrer Arbeit ums Leben gekommen. Sie haben Missstände aufgedeckt oder waren zu kritisch.

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The Year of the Penguin

Marek Bekerman

Январь 06, 2017

The lovers of mixed metaphors revel at every possibility of inventing new interpretations of surreal elements in cult works of fiction or cinematography. The late Polish film director, Andrzej Wajda, had been endlessly mauled by critics to explain the allegorical meanings behind his repeated use of images of a white horse in some of his films, notably in “Ashes and Diamonds”. The public found it inconceivable that under Communist censorship...

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Présidentielles 2017/France: une élection à haut risque

Patrick Kamenka

Апрель 08, 2017

A quelques semaines du premier tour des élections présidentielles françaises, jamais un scrutin de ce niveau n’a paru aussi incertain du fait du nombre élevé des électeurs indécis qui seraient un mois avant les échéances à plus de 30%.

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