The eyes of the world were on Rome, as Catholic cardinals held a conclave to choose a new pope. We take a behind-the-scenes look at the media coverage of the election of Francis I.
Germany's mainstream media are facing mounting criticism over the coverage of crime stories involving refugee and migrant suspects. Media analyst Kai Hafez told DW that the coverage reveals Germany's unexamined biases.
Reporter Julieth Gonzalez Theran was sexually harassed while broadcasting live from the World Cup in Russia. Bundesliga referee Bibiana Steinhaus has described the incident as "unacceptable."
German media were sent scrambling after a report circulated on Twitter of a split in the decades-old alliance of conservative Christian parties. The tip didn't come from a public broadcaster, but a satirical magazine.
The fight against fake news and a new global role as a European broadcaster post-Brexit were the talking points as DW marked its anniversary. On hand were Bundestag deputies from all parties and the German chancellor.
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