Twenty years ago, Germany changed their citizenship law. The goal: More people should be able to become citizens. What came of the changes to the law? And what are the current discussions in Germany about citizenship? The MEDIENDIENST spoke with legal scholar Thomas Groß.
Mediendienst Integration (Migration Media Service) has published a new handbook for journalists reporting on Islam and Muslims in Germany. Developed in close collaboration with experts, it contains facts, figures, and background information to support more differentiated coverage.
Christchurch. The murder of German mayor Walter Lübcke. El Paso. Right-wing attacks receive significant attention in the press. But what should journalists be aware of when reporting on right-wing extremism? Mediendienst Integration spoke with four experts from academia and journalism.
Many see Germany as a key player in migration policy. But what do other European countries have to say about the way Germany handles migration and how do their media report on the topic? A look at the Czech Republic, Greece, Sweden, and the United Kingdom.
How do debates on immigration, refugees and social inclusion take place in different European countries? What kind of challenges do projects promoting an unbiased media-coverage face?
Research of the MEDIENDIENST found that 58 members of the German Parliament have a so-called migration background. This corresponds to 8 percent of the members of Parliament – a slightly higher ratio than 2013.
After the EU-Turkey deal, human rights organizations have raised serious questions on whether Turkey's asylum policies abide by international agreements. What does the Turkish asylum system look like? And how are refugees treated? Interview with human rights expert Dr. Cavidan Soykan.
In some parts of the German population an anti-immigrant sentiment is taking the upper hand. The MEDIENDIENST INTEGRATION has collected 13 common populist claims and checked them with official facts and numbers.