Hendrik Sittig: “There is a chance of serious conversation about how important media freedom is”
Translation of the interview with the Head of KAS Media Programme South East Europe, for the Bulgarian news portal „Dnevnik“, published on 21st of October 2020.
Hendrik Sittig has been heading the regional programme bureau, opened 13 years ago, of the Media Programme South East Europe of the German Konrad Adenauer Foundation (Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung or KAS) in difficult times for the media in Bulgaria and the countries throughout the region. Difficult times for Bulgarian democracy as well. Dnevnik is talking with him about the anniversary of German reunification, the activities of the Media Programme, deficits and clichés in the media environment, the European Commission’s rule of law report and good Bulgarian journalism.