Playing watchdog for German press


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  • Sunday, 12 Oct 2003

The German media is in dire straits due to the weak economy but its robust Press Council has had a lot on its plate, writes FOO YEE PING. 

DURING Germany’s general election in September last year, a magazine published a “picture” of Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder almost naked except for a fig leave covering him. 

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