The Panama Papers, political fallout over satire, and Thilo Sarrazin’s latest book - every week a new scandal hits the headlines. What does it take to orchestrate media hype? And why do they sometimes just fizzle out?
As Jan Böhmermann awaits a decision as to whether he will be prosecuted for a satirical poem about Turkey's President Erdogan, media and entertainers across Germany come out as supportive of the comedian.
Fifty years ago, "2001: A Space Odyssey" revolutionized science fiction. Now, an exhibition in Frankfurt marks Stanley Kubrick's unique cinematic trip into the cosmos.
How would a man weigh up the predicament of women in Saudi Arabia? In "Saras Stunde" (Sara’s Hour) by Iraqi exile Najem Wali, his courageous heroine seeks to settle the score with the kingdom's hypocritical and male-dominated society.
Rea Garvey only achieved his big breakthrough after moving to Germany. For his latest album, the Irish musician returned to his roots. We accompany him on a creative break in Ireland.
Facebook is under investigation over its handling of personal data belonging to some 50 million Facebook users. The scandal is no big surprise to Paolo Cirio whose subversive art shows just how much information we surrender to net giants.
Facebook has blocked various pictures of paintings and sculptures on display in museums and public spaces — only to apologize briefly afterwards.
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