European Cross-Cultural Chit-Chat - Freedom of press/speech - your thoughts...

Freedom of speech and press is important and part of the rights the European Union grants. However, it might be abused or not taken seriously.

I'm very interested how this freedom is handled in your country. How are your news programmes, what are your newspapers telling people? I'm for example still surprised about the different approach the BBC might take towards a certain topic compared to let's say the German "Tagesschau" news.... What's the equivalent in your country to some (not always so intelligent) mass papers like the British Sun or the German Bild? What great tabloids do you have? And what is your opinion about freedom of speech/press, how far may we go?

If you are interested in this topic, come along on 9 April 2014 to our usual place, the Penderel's Oak, to discuss.

I'm looking forward to seeing you there.

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  • Martin C.

    Thanks for organising, Andrea. A truly wide-ranging discussion!

    April 9

  • Hilary

    enjoyable evening. thanks Andrea.

    April 9

  • Mark

    Apologies. I cannot make this as I have a last minute work thing I have to do

    April 9

  • Devrim

    Sorry Andrea on the last minute cancellation, so something happen emergency. I am look forward to the next event!

    April 9

  • Kevin

    Apologies! I need to be at home to pick up lost luggage from Air France. Beginning to reeeally hate air travel...

    April 9

  • Marco

    A last minute commitment came up and I won't be able to make it. See you next time!

    April 9

  • Marco

    A last minute commitment came up and I won't be able to make it. See you next time!

    April 9

  • Marco

    A last minute commitment came up and I won't be able to make it. See you next time!

    April 9

  • Andrea

    We are usually around till 8.30, so if you both can still make it, just drop in. Good luck with your viewing, Tiziana, what type of flat are you looking for?

    April 9

  • Attila

    Unfortunately I'm unwell for the past two days and won't be able to make it tonight. Sorry for the short notice.

    April 9

  • Tiziana

    Sorry, short notice change - I have a viewing at 6.30 in the 'deep south', I wouldn't be able to reach you early enough : (

    April 9

  • Simon

    Hi not sure whether I can make it now due to a work related problem which needs to be resolved. Will attend if I can get it resolved in time.

    April 9

  • Andrea

    We are UPSTAIRS, in the back of the pub in the family area before the garden, same spot we had last time. Looking forward to seeing you on Wednesday!

    April 4

  • Attila

    Happy to join!

    March 14

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