German media respond to new rules on reporting ethnicity of criminals

The suspect is a “German WITHOUT a migration background”: That’s what the police in the southwestern German city of Mannheim posted on Twitter after a man drove into a crowd in the center of nearby Heidelberg in February, killing one person and wounding several others. The police were addressing rumors circulating on social media about the man’s origin, as well as accusations that they were deliberately keeping mum on his ethnicity.

Such situations are part of a larger debate that the German media has been engaged in for a long time: Should journalists publish details about a criminal’s ethnicity or not?

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  • vwVwwVwv

    The more they hide the Truth the more the Public is turning away from the MSM.

    • dance…dancetotheradio

      The media under Hitler was probably more trustworthy.

      • WalterBannon

        Hitler thought small compared to Merkel.

        The fruits of Merkel’s crimes will be the genocide of the entire European people, not just one part of it. Her plan just takes a little longer.

        • dance…dancetotheradio

          Thank God for Brexit, then.
          If there’s any hope for the British.

          • WalterBannon

            I think they are still doomed. But they may outlast the Swedes, who will be the first to go extinct…

          • dance…dancetotheradio

            My mother was born in England.
            I am glad my grandfather had the good sense to wrench his war bride wife back to the new country after they returned to England in the late forties because she missed her family.
            Truth be told it probably killed her.
            She died from cancer in 1970 when I was little.
            I don’t think she ever got over leaving home.
            Repercussions.
            It fucked my mother up.
            She lost the plot.
            Everything I’ve done in my life since I got married is to insulate my kids from that fucking craziness.
            Sure kids, you’re old enough now to engage with them without them bullying you on social media.
            Go ahead, I did the same thing back in the day.
            Don’t expect me to follow you.
            I’m done with them.

        • dance…dancetotheradio

          That fucking guy is going to take a great big hit.

      • vwVwwVwv

        Really,? You may be mean the STÜRMER or what are you fantasizing about?

  • Drunk_by_Noon

    I liked the “master race” “subhuman” descriptions better.

    • dance…dancetotheradio

      That’s like an article I read today saying that Drudge was worth many more times Newsweek.
      Low bar since Newsweek last sold for a buck.

      • Drunk_by_Noon

        I think I might have crossed a line and gotten deleted

        • dance…dancetotheradio

          I thought you are a mod and contributor.

          • Drunk_by_Noon

            Nope, not a Mod!
            There are only two Mods, and I ain’t them. 😉

          • dance…dancetotheradio

            I’m too controversial to be either.

        • WalterBannon

          I missed it, repost so the people can judge.

          censorship is criminal

        • dance…dancetotheradio

          I’ve had my turn, too.
          Now, Mamba just edits me.

  • canminuteman

    The sign says “truth instead of lying press”.

  • Drunk_by_Noon

    Oh come on, that was funny!