COVID-19 is both a blessing and a curse. During lockdown, the demand for quality journalism was huge. And, for months, we all did an extraordinary job – often from our kitchen tables or living room couches. However, as a result of the pandemic, the most important aspect of our work – namely, going out to meet people – became risky. This urgently needs to change once more.
Lorenz Hemicker, Political Editor, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung,and participant of this year’s M100 Sanssouci Colloquium.