Pegasus Project: Malware used against journalists and dissidents | The Listening Post

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A global consortium of media outlets blew the lid off a huge surveillance scandal revealing how the hacking tool Pegasus has been used by governments around the world to spy on dissidents and journalists via their mobile phones.

Contributors:

– Rohini Singh – Reporter, The Wire

– Bradley Hope – Co-founder, Project Brazen

– Laurent Richard – Founder, Forbidden Stories

– Eva Galperin – Director, Electronic Frontier Foundation

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Bild’s battle for political influence in Germany

There is a crucial election coming in Germany, and its biggest tabloid, Bild, is trying to preserve its place at the heart of German politics.

Contributors:

– Julian Reichelt – Editor-in-chief, Bild

– Günter Wallraff – Investigative journalist & author, The Lead

– Moritz Tschermak – Editor-in-chief, BILDblog & author, How Bild divides society with fear and hate

– Margreth Lünenborg – Professor of journalism, Free University Berlin

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