Against Normalization: The Lesson of the “Munich Post”

One major paper, one group of journalists, stood up to Hitler and the Nazis, refusing to normalize them, a crucial lesson for our times.

The Munich Post saw Hitler and the Nazis as they were. Rather than take the path of normalization and appeasement as the Weimar government and the world did, the Post journalists decided to fight, publicizing the truth behind the lies until they were closed down by the Nazis. At least some of them disappeared or ended up in Dachau, paying the ultimate price for their devotion to journalism.

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