This is all the more remarkable when you consider that the influence of the broadcaster responsible for Brandenburg within the ARD dwindled overnight.

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Especially in the world of social media, in which many people only get information via Facebook, an independent media landscape is absolutely necessary.

Accordingly, we are all well advised to find a transparent and good way to clarify these issues very quickly. So that the contributors also realize that they are paying for independent news, good reporting, diverse entertainment and the many employees who produce them.

For me, the priorities are clear: good pay for employees and freelancers is more important than building expensive castles in the air.