The end of freedom of speech in Poland? The Lex TVN case

In August 2021, the party currently governing Poland, the Law and Justice Party (Prawo i Sprawiedliwość, PiS), introduced an amendment to the Polish Broadcasting Act. The amendment keeps companies outside the European Economic Area (EEA) from owning more than 49% of the stakes in Polish radio and television stations. The law, now informally called ‘Lex TVN,’ is believed to be […]

60th Thessaloniki International Film Festival: From “The Nest” to “A Voluntary Year”

Everyone who reads this blog, can easily relate to the assumption on which Ulrich Köhler’s and Henner Winckler’s movie A voluntary year is based. We are all familiar to leave everything behind and seize one of our possible futures. And the movie is exactly about that. The main character Jette is a twenty-something German girl […]

GOOD MORNING GREECE: Mandela Birthday Anniversary

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GOOD MORNING GREECE: Mandela Birthday Anniversary
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In connection with the 100th birthday anniversary of Nelson Mandela, our volunteers prepared a special edition of the podcast as a tribute to this great man.