Nassir Aljazaeri is the director of the talk show “Youth Without Frontiers”, a co-production of Deutsche Welle TV and ERTU, the Egyptian state broadcaster, which was produced live during the Global Media Forum. But before the show starts, Aljazaeri checks the sound and light to make sure the set is ready for the shoot.
Sara, Youmna, [...]
Internet and mobile communication have spread across Africa over the last few years. These kinds of new media are enabling Africans to better take part in discussions about democracy, about what’s going on in society and just about their daily lives.
The website “Africa News” by Voices of Africa is a project designed to help [...]
Self-censorship - that is one of the most difficult things, says Nazil Farokhi. She is a Iranian feminist blogger keeping the world posted on her thoughts about the oppression of women, relationships and sex. Her friends persuaded her to start her own web blog, Farokhi recalls. That was four years ago. And the positive feedback [...]
Three days full of workshops, meetings and events can be quite exhausting. Sometimes you get out of a plenary session and the only thing you can think of is where to get something sweet to reboot your batteries. Luckily, there are around 50 people at the Bonn Conference Center in charge of satisfying that [...]
Cait McMahon - Managing Director of the Dart Centre for Journalism and Trauma
Deutsche Welle: What does trauma mean in the case of journalists?
Cait McMahon: Psychological trauma is really an exposure and an impact to an event that is regarded as being outside of the usual human experience, like a car crash, like being part of [...]
Newspapers or internet magazines? Radio or rss feeds? Television or YouTube?
Young people will control the destiny of the media in the future. During a coffee break at the Global Media Forum, Dina Gouda caught up with some next generation participants to find out which types of media they are using today.
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The Iranian actress Pegah Ahangarani has acted in many movies in Iran. She has taken part in various film festivals and in 1999, she won the Best Actress Award at the Cairo International Film Festival. At the 2009 Berlin Film Festival (Berlinale) she kept a daily web log of her experiences for Deutsche Welle. This [...]
Hands on the news - that is the goal of the African Voices Foundation project. They have started in Kenya and are training young journalist to report using mobile phones. ______________________________________________________
This young Kenyan is amazed at what she and her mobile phone can do for change in her country. Peris Wairimo has just finished [...]