"An austrian tv presenter compared a invandringskritisk caricature drawings with propaganda from Nazi germany."
"Behind the image low the ruling party, the FPÖ's youth wing. Partiföreträdare is now demanding that the journalist be taken out of service, while critics warn of the political control of the public service."
"the Picture that stirred up a heated discussion in Austria depicting a blonde, blue-eyed woman and a man in traditional costume. Behind the pair fooling a group of bearded people with huge noses and sinister expressions. The artwork is accompanied by press clippings from the austrian media: "
"FPÖ-top Harald Vilimsky, who was a guest in the program and that was the issue, went to the roof. "
"It is not the first time the FREEDOM party goes to the attack against the media, particularly public service company, ORF, as many of its supporters see as left turned. In march of 2018 joined the Austrian vice-chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache, leader of FPÖ, the attack against the same journalist, who he accused of being a liar."
"the Wolf left, then filed a lawsuit against vice-chancellor of the libel and slander, which finally got Strache to make a poodle and apologize in a full-page ad in one of the country's largest newspapers."
"Pressfrihetsorganisationen Reporters without borders (RSF) see the FREEDOM party's attack against the ORF as part of a deliberate strategy with the aim to weaken the austrian public service. There is currently a discussion in government about a future reorganization of the ORF. Also a new funding model, where the company will get money directly from the state budget, to be debated."
"Austria has slipped down five places on the Reporters without borders annual wide press freedom index and is now on place 16. The risk of political steering of the media is real, believe Möhring."
"– the Danger is very great, this happens time and time again. It has also happened several times that förbundskanslerämbetet called to the editorial offices or directly to the journalists and said that "
"fpoe (Austrian libertarian party, the FPÖ was founded in 1955 by former nazis. Among the well-known leader can among other things be mentioned, Jörg Haider, who took over in 1986. In the day-led FPÖ of Heinz-Christian Strache."
"the Party came in third place in the parliamentary elections in 2017, and has formed a government together with the conservative people's Party, ÖVP. The FREEDOM party holds including the interior minister and the defense minister position in the chancellor Sebastian Kurz cabinet."