Culture and Media

22.03.2017

UNESCO Pits Media Development Against Fake News

UNESCO Pits Media Development Against Fake News

By Guy Berger Guy Berger is Director, Division of Freedom of Expression and Media Development. PARIS (IDN) – While global controversies around “fake news” continue unabated, UNESCO holds two events at its Paris HQ this week which will give more insight into the issues. First up is an annual meeting… »

16.03.2017

Interview with Kathleen Donohoe

Interview with Kathleen Donohoe

By Jhon Sánchez A flight attendant looked at me in the eye and said, “Jhon Sánchez? We’ve been calling you for half hour. Your flight has already departed.” Irritated she shook her head and added, “Where were you? I didn’t reply, of course. I was right there, reading “Ashes of… »

13.03.2017

Film Review. Hidden Figures. Unmissable

Film Review. Hidden Figures. Unmissable

I am grateful that this film was made, not only because it is an important testimony against racism but also because in the midst of violent blockbusters often depicting imaginary superheroes the very real lives of three black female mathematicians working for NASA is an inspiring reminder of our human… »

11.03.2017

Redefining cash-free shopping in Berlin

Redefining cash-free shopping in Berlin

Have you ever thought of shunning the consumer dream? In Germany, it might not be that difficult. It’s just a matter of finding the right key, as Tamsin Walker found out on a shopping trip with a difference. I’m not a passionate shopper. Don’t like the crowds and rarely find… »

04.03.2017

Revolutionary book “At the Crossroads of Humanity’s Future” published in English

Revolutionary book “At the Crossroads of Humanity’s Future” published in English

Pressenza has been promoting widely the new book by the Argentinian author, Guillermo Sullings.  Titled “At the Crossroads of Humanity’s Future: 120 steps towards the Universal Human Nation”, the book has just been translated to English in Hungary by Pressenza and will soon be distributed across Europe.  We interviewed the… »

23.02.2017

Oliver Stone: “It’s not just Trump, but a system”

Oliver Stone: “It’s not just Trump, but a system”

During the Writers Guild Awards on Sunday night the Oscar-winner director Oliver Stone received the Laurel Award and made a passionate speech as a message to young filmmakers. “You can be critical of your government and your society. You don’t have to fit in. It’s fashionable now to take shots… »

24.01.2017

Interview with Tina Gibson

Interview with Tina Gibson

By Jhon Sanchez I had the pleasure to meet Tina Gibson last year when she edited one of my short stories, The Kiss, published in Sand Hill Review. Since then, we became friends and last December I had the opportunity to read Misfit Island, her latest publication. As I was… »

23.01.2017

Video: Snowden Event in Munich

Video: Snowden Event in Munich

On January 15th, acTVism Munich organized its largest event yet that took place under the title “Freedom & Democracy – Global Issues in Context” at Muffathalle in Munich. This event featured a live interview with Edward Snowden via video conference from Russia as well as discussions with a panel of… »

13.01.2017

Syria and Aleppo – Old news media falling

Syria and Aleppo – Old news media falling

A moment of world history missed by quite a few I was in Aleppo December 10-14, 2016 and the Eastern part was finally liberated on the 12th. Beyond any doubt, this was a world historic moment: because of Aleppo’s importance as city in Syria and the Middle East, its status… »

08.01.2017

Manchado on Face 2 Face

Manchado on Face 2 Face

On this show we discussed with Manchado a young singer/performer, producer and designer. Originally from Colombia, Manchado came to New York at 18 by himself to pursue music. http://manchado.co… »

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