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Experts Debate Digital Media’s Role in Tackling Global Inequalities

By Kalinga Seneviratne BONN (IDN) – ‘Global Inequalities’ was the theme of this year’s Global Media Forum (GMF) hosted by the German public international broadcaster Deutsche Welle, and much discussion focused on whether the digital media tools are a panacea…

Pressenza: Humanising the dehumanised

The tenth edition of the Deutsche Welle Global Media Forum is currently underway in the impressive former West German parliament building in Bonn, Germany.  As part of the programme, Pressenza International Press Agency, with its unique focus on peace and…

The arms industry and ethics – Global Media Forum workshop by Pressenza

The great relevance of the workshop Arms industry and Ethics: How to enforce ethics in a highly profitable business, hosted by Pressenza at the Global Media Forum organised by Deutsche Welle in Bonn, was apparent by looking at the day’s…

Pressenza panel session speaks to a full house

Germany’s Development Minister Gerd Müller spoke on the second day, today July 2,  at the Global Media Forum, an annual three-day conference hosted by the Deutsche Welle, this year for the seventh time. Its 40 separate events concern topics related…

DW Akademie open online workshop: Digital Safety for Journalists

Deutsche Welle press release DW Akademie, in conjunction with Reporters Without Borders Germany, will host its first online workshop on digital safety for journalists, examining how to deal with threats like hacking and digital surveillance. The free of charge workshop…

Mahmoud Abbas: Negotiations with Israel aren’t at a deadlock

  [divide][clear]   Deutsche Welle, Press Release The peace negotiations between Palestinians and Israelis “are difficult but they haven’t reached a deadlock,” said Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in an interview with DW in Berlin during his visit to Germany. Palestinian…

Ex-UN arms inspector: Get rid of Assad’s arsenal

Deutsche Welle, Press Release Ex-UN arms inspector: Get rid of Assad’s arsenal Former UN arms inspector Rolf Ekéus tells DW why it’s unlikely that the expected UN report on the use of chemical weapons in Syria will include a smoking…

Global Media Forum 2013: Conference participants demand release of imprisoned journalists in Chad

Deutsche Welle Press Release The Global Media Forum in Bonn concluded with an appeal from the participants to the government in N’Djamena for the immediate release of three journalists who have been imprisoned in Chad for weeks. Among the detainees…

Media freedom faces “greatest challenge since the Cold War”

Deutsche Welle Press Release A group of leading international broadcasters said today that media freedom faces its greatest challenge since the Cold War with Internet blocking, satellite jamming and the return of shortwave jamming. The statement issued on behalf of…

Sustainable Economy in focus of this year’s Deutsche Welle photo competition KLICK!

The KLICK! Award 2013 has started – Send us your pictures! From 17-19 June, this year’s Deutsche Welle Global Media Forum in Bonn will spotlight “The Future of Growth – Economic Values and the Media”. A worldwide photo competition will…