“Journaille, Canaille!”, Media Disinformation: Karl Kraus’ Campaign against a “Warmongering Press”

“Journaille, Canaille!”, Media Disinformation: Karl Kraus’ Campaign against a “Warmongering Press”

Karl Kraus, born in 1874, was one of the most important Austrian writers of the beginning of the 20th century and a sharp critic of the predominant press and inflammatory journalism of his time. “Journaille” means in reference to the French word “Canaille” as much as “Presse-Gesindel” or “Presse-Pack”. Karl Kraus made the expression known […]

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