The best-selling European newspaper – The German tabloid Bild – with the sixteenth-largest circulation worldwide, has refused to conduct interviews with the country’s largest opposition party.
The AfD has sharply criticized the decision ofBildeditor-in-chief Julian Reichelt not to conduct interviews with AfD politicians. “It is inconceivable that a medium like theBildnewspaper is in the service of established politics and distances itself from the largest opposition party, the AfD,” said the media spokesman for the AfD parliamentary group in the Bundestag, Martin Renner on Monday.
The task of the fourth estate is to control the executive and legislative branches, Renner told Berlin weeklyJunge Freiheit. “But instead most media become praise singers and advocates of the politically powerful,” added Renner. “And when you see how millions of dollars have recently been waved through to support the media, one wonders whether this has anything to do with…
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