Each week, the ACG hosts a discussion with a journalist based in Germany on the topics making the headlines and shaping political discourse in Berlin. These conversations are held simultaneously on Clubhouse and Zoom, providing the opportunity for a more informal and interactive exchange.
Monday, May 3 at 9:00 am ET, the speaker will be Melissa Eddy, Berlin Correspondent for the New York Times
Melissa Eddy is a correspondent based in Berlin who covers German politics, social issues and culture for The New York Times. Her most recent work has delved into the challenges of integrating 1 million refugees, the spate of Islamist terror attacks and the legacy of a trove of Nazi-looted art.
She has covered Germany’s green energy transformation and Chancellor Angela Merkel since she entered office in 2005. A Minnesota native fluent in German and French, she came to Germany as a Fulbright scholar in 1996. Before joining The International Herald Tribune, now the international edition of The New York Times, in 2015, she was a correspondent for The Associated Press in Frankfurt, Vienna and the Balkans.