A pilot series of ten social media videos puts global challenges such as famine and warfare into a broader perspective, adding a new narrative to DW's news output and reaching out to new audiences.
Global Media Forum: ‘Media Innovation Lab Day’ focuses on digitization, social participation and culture.
In his acceptance speech, Freedom of Speech Award laureate Sadegh Zibakalam criticized the brutal violence of the Iranian government against people whose opinions differ from those of the authorities.
With the new language services in Dari and Pashto, the joint venture of DW, France Médias Monde and ANSA primarily seeks to reach users in Afghanistan.
“The internet and social media have offered the opportunity to make society more democratic and inclusive," says EU Commissioner Mariya Gabriel at the Global Media Forum in Bonn.
Around 2,000 guests from 100 countries will discuss aspects of the focus topic "Global Inequalities" at the DW Global Media Forum (GMF). A highlight will be the Freedom of Speech Award ceremony on Tuesday, June 12.
Deutsche Welle celebrated its 65th anniversary with a ceremony in Berlin on June 5 in the presence of German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
Among the speakers at DW’s Global Media Forum (GMF) 2018 in Bonn, Germany in June are EU Commissioner Mariya Gabriel, former President of Afghanistan Hamid Karzai and Freedom of Speech Award laureate Sadegh Zibakalam.
DW is awarding the Freedom of Speech Award to Iranian political scientist Sadegh Zibakalam. DW Director General Peter Limbourg is going to present the prize to Zibakalam at the Global Media Forum in Bonn on June 12.
British foreign secretary Boris Johnson renewed his allegation that it was extremely likely that Vladimir Putin personally gave the order to use the nerve agent to attack the former spy Sergei Skripal.
“DW’s science and environmental programs are generally doing really well, but Eco@Africa is definitely a success story of its own,” DW's Director General said on the occasion of the 100th edition of the TV program.
Jamshid Barzegar is the new head of the Farsi service at Deutsche Welle in Bonn. The renowned journalist with a PhD in political science was previously senior Iran analyst and Farsi editor at the BBC in London.
65 years ago, DW was founded to offer multilingual news to foreign audiences abroad and to promote democratic values. In our anniversary year, we are launching DW Freedom, an initiative encouraging freedom of speech.
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