Free Speech Under Pressure? Self-censorship in Germany

In Germany, we see headlines ever more frequently about hate speech, threats and even physical attacks against writers and journalists. Is this leading to greater self-censorship? A discussion on limitations to free speech and about self-censorship, which builds on the results of a study carried out by the German PEN Centre and the Media Research Institute of the University of Rostock.

/ Cooperation: German PEN Centre; German Publishers & Booksellers Association

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Panel discussion

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Messegelände
Ludwig-Erhard-Anlage 1
60327 Frankfurt am Main
Germany

German

Speakers:

Günter Wallraff

Journalist und Schriftsteller

Alexander Skipis

Hauptgeschäftsführer des Börsenvereins des Deutschen Buchhandels

Prof. Dr. Elizabeth Prommer

Direktorin des Instituts für Medienforschung der Universität Rostock

Moderation:

Prof. Dr. Carlos Collado Seidel

Generalsekretär des PEN-Zentrum Deutschland e.V.