FM4 Interview with Counter-Terrorism Expert Julia Ebner
Today's technology and social media platforms are providing extremist groups with powerful tools for spreading their ideas, recruiting new members, and shaping a new era of terrorism.
That's the argument put forward in a new book by counter-terrorism expert Julia Ebner, a research fellow at the Institute for Strategic Dialogue, who went undercover to join different extremist groups across the ideological spectrum.
Joanna Bostock spoke to Julia Ebner, whose book is titled in German "Radikalisierungsmaschinen: Wie Extremisten die neuen Technologien nutzen und uns manipulieren".
FM4 Interview with Black Francis
Eigentlich hätte es ein Interview über das neue Album der Pixies werden sollen. Doch als Christian Lehner Black Francis in Berlin traf, hatte der Gründer und Sänger der legendären Indie-Rock-Band aus Boston etwas anderes vor. Francis wollte mit den großen Mythen über den Rock’n’Roll und das Albumformat aufräumen. Ein bisschen wurde dann doch auch noch über „Beneath The Eyrie“, so der Titel der neuen Pixie-Platte, gesprochen und das ging so...
FM4 Interview with Filmmaker Richard Ladkani
Austrian filmmaker Richard Ladkani won the audience prize at this year’s Sundance Film Festival with his film Sea of Shadows. This Friday the film will be released in Austrian cinemas. Executively-produced by Leonardo di Caprio, it is a compelling and at times thrilling documentary about the conservationists’ efforts to save the Vaquita, the world’s smallest whale in seas controlled by the murderous Mexican cartels. At his home in Baden, Ladkani told Chris Cummins about how the project began.
FM4 Interview with Photojournalist John Moore
John Moore took the 2019 World Press Photo of the Year, an image of a crying Honduran toddler as her mother is being searched by border police at the US-Mexican border.
The Pulitzer Prize-winning senior staff photographer and special correspondent for Getty Images has, for the past 10 years, been focused on immigration and border issues. Riem Higazi spoke with John Moore about the story of the toddler and the mother in the picture that went viral plus she asked him about his own migrant story.
FM4 Adventurous - Microadventures
On Fm4 Adventurous this summer we’ve been around the globe by foot, bike, boat and train. But for the season finale, we’re staying at home and going on a “microadventure:” -That’s an adventure that is designed to be short, simple, local, cheap - yet still wonderful… Let’s join Fm4 Adventurous host Chris Cummins...