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
The new stars of language-learning
Jean-Philippe from Cameroon, Diandra from Romania and Minjie from China all have something in common: They are learning German with Deutsche Welle. They are also all part of a new series on our language-learning portal called CommunityD – das Porträt.
Each month, we will be presenting a new pair of language learners from around the world. In total, more than 120 individuals will be highlighted and explain (in German), why they are learning German, what "typical German" means or what their favorite German word is.
DW's German learning community is growing daily. "Learn German with Deutsche Welle" already has more than 37,000 fans on Facebook.
Date2011-04-20 | 9:02
DW picks up prizes at festivals in NY and Hamburg
Deutsche Welle was recognized this past week by the New York Festivals and World Media Festival in Hamburg for its work in television and online.
New York Festivals recognize the "World's Best Work" in news, sports, documentary, information and entertainment program as well as in music videos, infomercials, promotion spots, openings and ID's.
Deutsche Welle received a Finalist Certificate in the Human Interest category for its segment entitled "Money for freedom". It also picked up a Bronze World Medal for Best Animation for "Walled In! – The inner German border". The series "Global Ideas" also went away with a Finalist Certificate for Information/Magazine Opener & Titles.
At the World Media Festival in Hamburg, Deutsche Well picked up four awards for its series "Politik Direkt".
Date2011-04-13 | 1:27
Tagsdocumentary, DW-TV, hamburg, new york festivals, News, online, television, world media festival