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Polish government moves to control public media

Polish government moves to control public media

Poland’s new conservative government wants to pass a media law that would effectively turn public broadcasters into mouthpieces for the government. Warsaw has already drawn scorn for politicizing the judiciary.
Poland’s new conservative government wants to pass a media law that would effectively turn public broadcasters into mouthpieces for the government. Warsaw has already drawn scorn for politicizing the judiciary.

Deutsche Welle

Ziad A. Akl

What if we all voted?

Last week, I closely followed, in a combination of shock, sarcasm and cynicism, the parliamentary elections participation rate frenzy. The low rates of participation were neither shocking nor surprising, but the amount of justification and propaganda that surrounded those rates was frightful. The fact that mass media, whether private or state owned, became a platform …

Ziad A. Akl