Controversial speakers, and the role of media and stages in amplifying their voices, are being questioned more often. The call for blocking blunt, dangerous or discriminating opinions of others is increasing. The public debate continues to polarise.
Are we unable to handle each other in the public debate? Is the free exchanges of ideas being supressed? Or should we limit what opinions get a platform, in order to combat misinformation, racism and sexism? And to what extent has the commercialisation of media led to the shift of attention to extreme voices in order to gain commercial success?