The internet can open doors. But when data is too expensive, parts of society, especially the youth, are left behind. In South Africa campaigns like #DataMustFall are demanding internet providers slash prices.
Inequality around the world is the topic of the 11th Global Media Forum in Bonn. Participants will discuss how media outlets can address the issue and show what can be done to alleviate such a problem in the first place.
The United Nations may have a reputation for being a talking shop. But when it comes to artificial intelligence and the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals, it's trying to get ahead of the conversation.
Most journalism discussions today include a debate on the merits and disadvantages of social media. The inaugural day of DW's Global Media Forum was similarly steeped in a discussion about social networks.
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