Category Archives: Media

Charlie Hebdo

“Je suis Charlie” – “I am Charlie” – we could read on many Facebook and Twitter profiles after the attack on the French satirical newspaper. That was cheap and maybe a bit presumptuous, even though it was of course intended as a show of … Continue reading

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The Death of the Newspaper

This is how far it has come already: a memorial for printed newspapers or rather for their readers who are dying out. Is the end that nigh indeed? Photographed in Thessaloniki, Greece.

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For my Romanian readers

In Romania I have been received so warmly that the regional press even published a long article about me, my life and my travels: It’s quite handy that I can’t speak any Romanian because I don’t like reading articles about myself. But it’s … Continue reading

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Be careful with predictions!

Oops.

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Easily Confused (43) Drama

Watching a comedy: Watching a tragedy:

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I am on the cover of a book.

Well, not me personally, but one of my photos. No, not a photo of myself, a photo I took. Maybe you remember this photo from my report on Europos Parkas, an outdoor museum hidden deep in a forest in Lithuania? … Continue reading

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Did you notice the irony? (10) Justin Bieber

A 19-year old singer drove a car while under the influence of alcohol and drugs. He was arrested. He is a multi-millionaire and will be able to buy a whole law firm to defend him, or – which would be … Continue reading

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