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Gregor Kleinknecht discusses journalists and the law in Discover Germany

  • December 03, 2018
  • By Gregor Kleinknecht, Partner

Don’t shoot the messenger

A few columns ago, I looked at the risks that lawyers take with their life and livelihood in some parts of the world, simply by going about their profession. Today, I want to look at another profession that can find itself – quite literally – in the line of fire: journalists. A free press is one of the pillars of a functioning liberal democracy and individual journalists are those who secure and defend the press freedom for us. The publication at the beginning of November of In Extremis, the biography of iconic war correspondent Marie Colvin, reminds us of those who perhaps take the most extreme risks.

Gregor Kleinknecht, Partner

Read the full article in Discover Germany’s December 2018 Issue on page 86 here.

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