Media project „Transnistria“

  Transnistria is a tiny area that broke away from the Republic of Moldova in the early 1990s. Located in the eastern part of Moldova with less than 500,000 residents, it is a state that does not actually exist, as international recognition is missing. Today, many people living in Moldova and Transnistria arranged with the status quo. People from both sides exchange and have contact. However, politically it remains a “frozen conflict”. With our project, we want to focus on the unresolved status of Transnistria and find out how citizens on both sides live with the situation. Our core questions … Continue reading Media project „Transnistria“

For Germany, I would rate it 9 out of 10. We have solid constitutional guarantees concerning the freedom of press that ensures a favorable environment for journalists in Germany. However, also recently, far-right groups and demonstrators have threatened and injured journalists. Other problem: in Hamburg, last year during the G20 summit, some journalists had lost their accreditation which created a scandal because it showed the scale of the illegal data on journalists held by the police. And: compared with other countries in which institutions are committed to show their archives/documents, German laws on access to information are relatively weak. In … Continue reading