Category Archives: Germany

Eurovision 2012: Debating Rather than Singing in Azerbaijan

by Gabby LaVerghetta Eurovision is still more than a month away, but the international song contest is already receiving plenty of press — about the press.  The issue at hand is whether the contest should play a role in freedom … Continue reading

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Germany Debates Gender Quotas for Newspapers

by Gabby LaVerghetta Germany is in the midst of a debate over gender quotas at newspapers. Last week, female journalists in Germany sent an open letter to 250 editors and publishers demanding a quota that would ensure that at least … Continue reading

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