The power of media in the Arab World
An article from Global Arab Network hihglights the role of women and new media in the changing Arab World. The article puts a focus Egyptian blogger Eman Hashim, who was the winner of Best Arabic Blog from the Deutsche Welle Blog Awards – The BOBs. The blog, called Violet Revolution, deals with Egyptian life, with a special focus and a first-hand account of political developments in Egypt, including the Egyptian revolution and its aftermath.
Date2011-05-10 | 11:28
Market roundup: May 2011
DW has signed an agreement with Apalya – India’s largest sales platform for mobile television. This agreement makes it possible for customers from India’s 12 leading mobile providers – including Vodafone and Reliance – to access the DW-TV ASIA+ livestream over GPRS by using MimobiTV. Just another addition to DW’s mobile presence in India and throughout the region.
DW-TV is now available on Zon – the leading provider in Portugal. The Pay TV channel has included the full DW-TV channel into its “Funtastic” and “Digital” packages. Zon has more than 1.3 million subscribers in Portugal.
Deutsche Welle (DW) has entered into agreements with Télévision Tunisienne und Hannibal TV. The two channels will integrate current shows, magazines and background features as part of their programming.
Date2011-05-06 | 1:06
TagsAfrica, Asia, channels, DW-TV, Europe, India, mobile TV, Pay TV, Portugal, subscribers, television, Tunisia
DW signs agreement with Tunisian TV stations
Just a few weeks following the end of the authoritarian regime in Tunisia, Deutsche Welle (DW) has agreed to work with Télévision Tunisienne und Hannibal TV. The two channels will integrate current shows, magazines and background features as part of their programming.
Hannibal TV is one of the largest private stations in the country and has been broadcasting the Arabic version of DW’s Journal since May 1. The station will also be showing the talkshow Quadriga and In Focus – a series of documentaries.
The public broadcaster Télévision Tunisienne also agreed to broadcast DW programming, including the Arabic versions of Quadriga and In Focus, as well as the magazines Tomorrow Today and euromaxx.
In addition, DW-AKADEMIE was included in the partnership agreement and will work with the new partners to help provide journalistic training.
Date2011-05-04 | 11:39
Voting starts for ‘Klick!’
As part of thie year's Deutsche Welle Global Media Forum, DW has organized a photo competition in association with Amnesty International. Internet users and fans now have the opportunity to vote for their favorites and select the 30 finalists – which will be shown at the Global Media Forum in Bonn from June 20-22.
"Klick! – Your View of Human Rights and Globalization" was open to professional and hobby photographers from around the world.
Go to the Facebook page for the Global Media Forum to vote!
Date2011-04-27 | 1:55
TagsAmnesty International, Facebook, Global Media Forum, globalization, GMF, human rights, photography
Nestler onboard the ‘Sonne’
DW reporter Stefan Nestler is still onboard the research vessel "Sonne," currently sailing off the coast of New Zealand. His blogging stint has about run its course but you can still catch up on all the developments on the Methane Blog.
This blog is just one of many contributions to DW's future now project, which is exploring the science of tomorrow. Check it out and explore several different topics in four categories: environment, communication, mobility and health.
Also a great chance to check out the latest DW WebDoc Arsenic in the water about the current situation in Bangladesh.
Date2011-04-21 | 10:11
Tagsblogging, blogs, communication, Deutsche Welle, DW, environment, health, mobility, new media, webdocs