State institutions should ensure that journalists have unfettered access to information. But being an independent journalist in Central Europe today is a challenge. And it is not just journalism that is at stake here. Read more "Media Freedom in Poland: Critical journalists face oppression and obstruction"
"Populists, demagogues and liars know how to talk about people's concerns." Forty years after creating Solidarity in Gdańsk, Poland and playing a decisive role in the fall of the Berlin Wall, Lech Wałęsa tells Investigate Europe: "I don't like what I see.” Read more "Lech Wałęsa: How to deal with populism"
We all have heard about troll farms. However, much of the reporting about bots and trolls is just speculation. To find out what is really involved, our reporter went undercover to work as a troll for six-months at a troll farm in Wroclaw. This report gives insights about a commercial company that turned the spreading of hate and propaganda into their business model. Read more "Undercover at a troll farm"