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Alpbach Talks: Falling Fences

Are there any Boundaries the Press Must Not Cross?


At the event, media professionals from different countries will discuss the boundaries of journalistic work. Amongst other things, they will deal with questions such as: How far can journalists go when procuring information, and is their objectivity threatened if they also work for sponsors? What about "embedded journalism"? Is it a new possibility for on-the-spot media coverage or rather a way to influence journalistic work from the outside? What are the challenges for journalists living in countries where media freedom is curtailed?