AfD and media: World Declaration Armin-Paul Hampel – Politics

Armin-Paul Hampel was once a respected ARD reporter. Today he sits for the AfD in the Bundestag – and criticizes journalists harshly. On the road with someone who has changed. Or not?

It takes less than three minutes to walk between Armin-Paul Hampel’s first life and his second. Two glass doors, a security gate and 150 meters of sidewalk, that’s all. In his first life, Hampel worked in a clay-red building on the banks of the Spree, with a view of the Reichstag dome. Wilhelmstra├če 67 a, the ARD capital studio. From here the correspondent Hampel once explained the world to people.


Anja Reschke in an Interview – Media in the Corona Crisis – Media

Are the media too uncritical in the Corona crisis? A conversation about responsibility, arousal journalism and the relationship between the press and politics.

SZ: Ms. Reschke, especially at the beginning of the Corona crisis, we experienced something that happens relatively rarely: extensive agreement between the media and politics – despite a massive restriction on fundamental rights. How do you explain that?