Culture and Media

04.11.2018

China Experience: Glimpses of Beijing

China Experience: Glimpses of Beijing

On our way to attend the CTV+ Global Video Media Forum 2018 and CGTN Global Media Summit recently held in Chongqing, we took this opportunity to visit Beijing. Our three-day stop allowed us to see all the top “must-see” places in this ancient capital and to experience Beijing as first-time… »

03.11.2018

The importance of Alternative Media

The importance of Alternative Media

By John Scales Avery The superficiality of today’s television Social critic Neil Postman contrasted the futures predicted in Nineteen Eighty-Four and Brave New World in the foreword of his 1985 book “Amusing Ourselves to Death”. He wrote: “What Orwell feared were those who would ban books. What Huxley feared was… »

31.10.2018

Reading for Halloween: Conversation with the Authors of First Came Fear, New Tales of Horror

Reading for Halloween:  Conversation with the Authors of First Came Fear, New Tales of Horror

By Jhon Sánchez It’s Halloween, so it’s time to read some horror. On my night table rests the anthology First Came Fear, New Tales of Horror, edited by Casey Ellis and published by New Lit Salon Press. I decided to talk to the editor and a few of the writers… »

30.10.2018

Julian Assange warns that Ecuador is moving to end his political asylum

Julian Assange warns that Ecuador is moving to end his political asylum

By Mike Head Before being abruptly cut off by an Ecuadorian government lawyer during a court hearing on Monday, WikiLeaks founder and publisher Julian Assange accused that government of seeking to end his asylum in its London embassy and hand him over to the United States. Assange spoke from the… »

27.10.2018

VI International Symposium “Finding New Paths”: The new paradigms are already in action! (Day. 2)

VI International Symposium “Finding New Paths”: The new paradigms are already in action! (Day. 2)

On the second day of the VI International Symposium organized by the World Center for Humanist Studies (CEHUM), the event allowed the presentation of the world problem in the political, social, cultural and environmental aspects. Proposals for change were also developed, in which you are the main actor. In this… »

27.10.2018

VI WCHS International Symposium- Breaking New Ground (Day 1)

VI WCHS International Symposium- Breaking New Ground (Day 1)

In the Place of Memory (LUM), Lima, the VI International Symposium of the World Center for Humanist Studies – “Making New Ways”, organized by CEHUM-New Civilization (Peru), was inaugurated. The inauguration was given by Walter Chung, representative of CEHUM. The first panel was then presented by Magaly Robalino (Ecuador), doctor… »

26.10.2018

Face 2 Face with Nilko Andreas

Face 2 Face with Nilko Andreas

On this show we speak with Nilko Andreas about his classical music orchestra made up of 80 musicians from Latin America between the age 8 to 15 years old. The orchestra recently performed in New York and Washington DC. For Nilko, art is a powerful tool that can be used… »

25.10.2018

China Experience: Ci Ki Kou, Old Town in Chongqing Municipality

China Experience: Ci Ki Kou, Old Town in Chongqing Municipality

As they say, a visit to China is a cultural experience and our day at Ci Qi Kou did not disappoint. The day after the Global Video Media Forum, we had a chance to explore the streets and narrow alleyways of ancient Chongqing and experience the sights, smells, and sounds… »

23.10.2018

China Experience: Night Cruise on the Yangtze River, Chongqing

China Experience: Night Cruise on the Yangtze River, Chongqing

Chongqing, China served as the host city for the recently concluded Video Media Forum 2018, with the Chongqing High-Tech Zone being a co-host of this event. One of the first 27 high-tech zones in China, it is a base for the national software, national bio, and hi-tech services industries as well… »

22.10.2018

Opening and Connecting the World: Pressenza at the Global Media Forum (VMF2018), Chongqing, China

Opening and Connecting the World: Pressenza at the Global Media Forum (VMF2018), Chongqing, China

The 2nd China Global Television Network (CGTN) Global Media Summit and the 8th Global Video Media Forum was held in Chongqing Municipality located in the southwest of China last October 16 to 17, 2018. As a partner of CCTV News Content, an important component of CGTN and a leading video… »

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