They discovered a “massive gap in Germany’s media landscape as far as Muslim voices are concerned”. That’s what motivated a group of young creatives with a migration history to found the Datteltäter collective. Their aim is to open up new perspectives and provide food for thought with videos and other contributions about the lives of young Muslims in Germany. What’s more, they are sharing their skills with others via the Datteltäter Academy and enabling them to join in.
He had no money and no training as a journalist. Despite this, political science student Benjamin Fredrich founded Katapult magazine in 2015 at the age of 27. The 100-page quarterly magazine provides statistics and social scientific studies in a variety of colourful charts and fascinating articles. The editors are very outspoken in their articles and very much in touch with the times. Meanwhile, Katapult has become Germany’s fastest growing magazine.
Astrophysics, nuclear energy, geoengineering – for most people these are not exactly leisure-time interests. The creators of these three video channels want to change this:
Interviews that interest young people, tips on gender-sensitive language, intelligent podcasts and columns: Introducing three women journalists whose names and formats are worth noting.
According to the Robert Koch Institute (RKI), in Germany there are currently 150.200 people infected with the coronavirus. 4.437.280 people have tested to be infected during the corona pandemic in Germany, (as of October 22th). According to the RKI, a total of 57.428.018 people were vaccinated (as of October 22th).
In the wake of the Bundestag election on 26 September 2021, the SPD, Greens and FDP are hoping to form Germany’s future federal government. Almost a month after the election, the three parties are beginning official coalition negotiations to this end. The idea is for the alliance to be in place before Christmas. We present an overview of the initial decisions taken by the potential government partners and the sticking points that the negotiations will need to resolve over the next few weeks:
Researchers all over the world agree that it is only a question of time before the next pandemic hits. It is estimated that hundreds of thousands of animal-borne viruses have the potential to cross over to humans one day.
It is an undertaking that could end up protecting more than a billion people: those who live in areas around the world that are plagued by the tropical disease malaria. In 2019 alone, more than 229 million people contracted malaria – most of them in Africa, though South America and Asia are also affected.