The Polish government is firing journalists critical of the state and tightening laws governing media. Private newspapers and broadcasters are also feeling the heat.
Earlier this month, Egypt's parliament passed a law to regulate media and journalists. Critics say the law could stifle journalistic expression.
A Slovakian journalist was murdered, and in Hungary and Poland media are coming under increasing pressure from the ruling Fidesz and PiS parties. But changes for the worse in the Czech Republic are less well known.
Inequality around the world is the topic of the 11th Global Media Forum in Bonn. Participants will discuss how media outlets can address the issue and show what can be done to alleviate such a problem in the first place.
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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