Election coverage heats up on DW
People in Germany will be going to the polls this month and DW has turned its focus to politics in with programming and online specials geared to the upcoming elections. On Journal, reporters assess the progress of the campaign for Angela Merkel and Peer Steinbrück, the two leading candidates for the Chancellor’s office, and explain where they stand on important current issues. People and Politics takes a look behind the scenes, analyzing the choices facing the German electorate and the significance of the election for Europe and the world.
DW will also be featuring special reports on its popular documentary series In Focus as part of election coverage beginning on Thursday, September 5 with “The Outspoken Challenger”, followed by “Power Broker” on Thursday, September 12. The final installment “Promises, Promises…”, will premiere on Thursday, September 19.
You can also turn to DW’s German Elections page for everything from campaign news, interviews, surveys and info-graphics to in-depth analysis that includes German foreign policy and economics. An interesting outside perspective on German politics is provided by a selection of international political caricatures that portray Angela Merkel’s image abroad.
Date2013-09-02 | 1:38