Global Media Forum

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…

Genuine democracy needs responsible media

By Ramesh Jaura | IDN-InDepth News, Tony Robinson | Pressenza When Erik Bettermann, the outgoing director-general of the German international broadcaster Deutsche Welle, launched the Global Media Forum in 2008, he had an ambitious aim: to institute a ‘media Davos’…

The global trade in arms: “a clearly visible dagger in the heart of global sustainability”

During our recent visit to Bonn, Germany to give a workshop at the Global Media Forum we had the opportunity to make contacts and friends from many different parts of the world. Some people we had very little in common…

Presentation to the Global Media Forum about new alternative economic forms

By David Andersson Gift economies could be very potent and effective organizing tools for creating value. We have many examples of gift economies in our world today, such as community gardens or free/open software, where no money is paid for…

The Universal Human Nation as the only future that opens possibilities

Presentation by Dr. Guillermo Sullings, Argentine economist and author of the book Beyond Capitalism, Mixed Economics Panel: “Turning a crisis into an opportunity: Humanising the Economy“, at the Deutsche Welle Global Media Forum, Organised by Pressenza, International Press Agency ”We…

Chomsky: The Press should tell the truth about what matters

The philosopher was the keynote speaker at the Deutsche Welle Global Media Forum By Eva Usi – La Jornada Walking slowly and accompanied by his granddaughter, Ema Lira, the American philosopher and linguist Noam Chomsky entered, amid an ovation, the…