This essay is a contribution to an essay competition launched by The Economist. You can find more info here. Last September, a website promoting the concept of students reaching out to get themselves a so-called “sugar daddy” promoted itself around the campus of the Free University of Brussels, in Belgium. The ad, printed on a […]
Dësen Dossier gouf fir RTL Radio Lëtzebuerg realiséiert, an ass den 21. Juni ausgestraalt ginn. De Beitrag kann och am Replay op http://www.rtl.lu nogelauschtert ginn. Artikel 7 vum Lissabonner Vertrag gëtt dem Europäesche Parlament d’Méiglechkeet eng Prozedur géint ee Membersstaat ze starten, deen kloer géint Prinizipien vun der Rechtsstaatlechkeet verstéisst. De Zivilrechtscomité vum Europaparlament mengt dass d’Recht […]
Netzwerkdurchsetzungsgesetz. No, I didn’t just fall asleep on my keyboard. This is the actual name of Germany’s Facebook law which came into effect in autumn of 2017. This new legislation, officially known as “law for the improvement of law enforcement on social media”, is cracking down on “fake news” and abuse on platforms such as […]
After president Macron had made it one of the priorities earlier this years France is cracking down on “fake news” online. The intentions of his government raise serious concerns about arbitrary judgements and freedom of speech.
In press statements for the beginning of this year, French president Emmanuel Macron announced his plans for cracking down on fake news. Haunted by the controversial Macron Leaks towards the end of the presidential campaign (which he won in May last year), the new French president was expected to go after the practice early in […]
The Scotch Enlightenment is a podcast which I produce together with Daniel Fallenstein, for the Freedom Today Network. In our first regular episode of The Scotch Enlightenment, Yaël Ossowski (@yaeloss) joins us for an hour full of society, economics and technology.
Donald Trump has undoubtedly made his disdain for the media part of his political agenda. As the adversarial relationship between the White House and the press intensifies, many look longingly to Europe for an example as to how things should be. But, that’s shortsighted. The relationship between members of the government and the press in […]
In an article for the International Business Times India, Shubham Ghosh, who I met at the European Journalism Institute 2017 in Prague, Czech Republic, refers to me in an article open free speech and open dialogue. Shubham Ghosh addressed the points I made in a recent article for the Freedom Today Network:
This article has been translated into Croatian for the website liberal.hr. The article was originally here. The English original was an article of mine published by the Foundation for Economic Education. Marine Le Pen vodeća je kandidatkinja u utrci za predsjednika Francuske i nova heroina ljubitelja krajnje desnice. Njena kampanja uvelike podsjeća na lanjsku kampanju Donalda Trumpa […]
This article has been translated into Greek by Liberal.gr. You can check out the original post here. The English original was an article of mine published by the Foundation for Economic Education. Στο δρόμο προς τις γαλλικές προεδρικές εκλογές, η προεκλογική εκστρατεία της Μαρίν Λε Πεν παρουσιάζει κάποιες παράξενες ομοιότητες με την αντίστοιχη εκστρατεία του […]