The far right is seen as a growing threat to democracy in Germany. In this episode, we look into how investigative journalists are investigating the far right and how these groups spread disinformation.
Decoding Disinformation is a podcast series on journalists working to investigate the strategies used by populists and extremist groups to divert attention from facts, create noise and, ultimately, generate uncertainty.
Guests: Luisa Kuhn and Jean-Philipp Baeck from the investigative unit of the German daily Tageszeitung (Taz).
Producer and editor: Javier Luque, Head of Digital Communications at IPI.
Related links mentioned on the episode:
- Listen to the full episode of Taz’s “Bundestalk” here: https://taz.de/Podcast-Bundestalk/!5902914/
- Link to the press release from the Office of the Federal Prosecutor in Germany, the Der Generalbundesanwalt: https://www.generalbundesanwalt.de/SharedDocs/Pressemitteilungen/EN/aktuelle/Pressemitteilung-vom-07-12-2022-Englisch.html
This podcast series is part of the project Decoding the disinformation playbook of populism in Europe, which is supported by the European Media and Information Fund, managed by Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation.
The sole responsibility for any content supported by the European Media and Information Fund lies with the author(s) and it may not necessarily reflect the positions of the EMIF and the Fund Partners, the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation and the European University Institute.