Global Media Forum 2016
"Merkeling" is a neologism for letting politics run their course. For a decade, the chancellor has been successful doing just that. Now, of all times, her 10th anniversary year will decide her fate, Volker Wagener says.
After the Paris attacks, African political commentators took to social media accusing Western media of double-standards when covering terror attacks. DW's Chrispin Mwakideu says Africans, too, should share the blame.
The Global Media Forum 2015 welcomed big names in media, politics, business and culture. Here are highlights from some of the opening and closing ceremony speeches.
Story by Hayder Al Shakeri
The modus operandi of diplomacy has been in the changing mode ever since ministries of foreign affairs were formed in the 17th century. - written by Aqil Zahirpour
A look ahead
Turkey's downing of a Russian fighter jet has sabotaged the French president's attempt to form an anti-"IS" coalition. This is especially true given France's lack of political clout, says DW's Miodrag Soric.
In his address to a joint session of both houses of the French parliament, Francois Hollande declared war on terrorism. Strong words like these can turn into a political trap, says DW's Barbara Wesel.
Focusing on Media and Foreign Policy in the Digital Age, the Global Media Forum 2015 welcomed over 2,000 participants in the former German capital last summer. Here's what some of them had to say about the conference.
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