At a time when freedom of opinion and freedom of the press are increasingly threatened in Europe, too, it is time to reflect on one of the most important assets of our democracy: the right to form one’s own opinion, enshrined in Article 5 of the Basic Law. This is the is subject of this report.
It is up to each individual to decide where and how he or she wants to be informed, because no one can tell anybody what to think.
But what are the limits of freedom of opinion? Who shapes the public debating? Is the one who screams loudest always right?
Print + Interactivity = a contradiction? No, because the ABC of freedom of opinion is a lexicon that playfully leads through the most important catchwords on the subject - from A for alternative facts to C for censorship. Each letter poses a question on which everyone can form their own opinion.