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Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Digging for the Truth Can Get Controversial

This is the scandalous episode of the German political satire program 'Die Anstalt' about the media leaders' ties to lobby organisations and their use of enemy images in the Ukrainian conflict.

Josef Joffe and Jochen Bittner – a publisher-editor and political editor of the major German newspaper ‘Zeit’ got an injunction against ZDF to prevent this episode of 'Die Anstalt' from being publicly available as it questions the impartiality of the two Zeit journalists. As a result, this episode was temporarily banned from German TV and the ZDF mediathek.

After several months the court ruled in favor of ZDF and the injunction was lifted.


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