German backlash against “lying press”. The hundreds of sex attacks by Muslims in Cologne on New Year’s night were a watershed, because it took several days before any mention of it came out in the German media or the world media, and only after word leaked out on the Internet. The media was an issue — if they covered this up, what else have they been omitting?
One of Germany’s most prestigious mainstream magazines, Der Spiegel, has just devoted an extensive article to the emerging perception among the German public of a “lying press,” addressing the anger felt by Germans. This critique takes apart this media propaganda effort by Der Spiegel.