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Market roundup: April 2013
Africa and the Middle East
In what areas is Egypt boldly advancing? Who is going to shape the future of this country? Young Egyptian journalists answered these and other interesting questions a journalism contest organized by DW in cooperation with their premium partners ONTV, Masrawy.com and the Media and Communication department at the University of Cairo. Numerous articles and video entries were judged by the jury and a selection of the best work was put up for voting on Facebook. A community of voters decided on the first prize winner and in addition chose three other pieces for honorable mention.
TV 10 – the first, and up to now, only private TV station in Rwanda – has started broadcasting individual DW programs, including Journal, In Good Shape, World Stories, Global 3000, Drive it and Tomorrow Today. Viewers in Rwanda can tune in by using a digital receiver or a decoder from the TV 10.
DW is now available on Vieltel, the largest telecommunications provider in Vietnam. Starting immediately, the broadcaster will feature DW’s full selection of English programming on its nationwide cable network as well as via IPTV.
Date2013-05-02 | 3:16
DW starts a new season of Arab Debates
DW has brought back The New Arab Debates – with Tim Sebastian for its viewers around the world. The first of six new episodes was broadcast yesterday on DW, DW (Europe) and DW (Arabia). For the first time, the show is also being produced in Arabic for its viewers in the Arab world.
Each episode will focus on current affairs from the Arab world, with two guests offering their opinions and perspectives. Veteran journalist and television host Tim Sebastian is back for the English version and Egyptian TV journalist Mai El Sherbiny will be hosting the Arabic version.
Date2012-11-08 | 11:49
Successful start to Shababtalk
Deutsche Welle and Al Hayah TV have officially started their cooperation tby producing the first episode of Shababtalk in Cairo. The coproduction is one of four new, regionalized talk shows that focus on the Arab world.
Shababtalk is a talk show for the future, which brings together young representatives from the democratic movement in Egypt with their German counterparts from youth organizations, political parties and other associations. The 30-minute show will alternate being produced in Berlin and Cairo each week and broadcast on DW-TV ARABIA and Al Hayah TV.
“I am especially pleased that we are able to work with Al Hayah TV on Shababtalk. It brings a new focus to the dialogue on regional issues – and DW-TV and Al Hayah TV are on the forefront of productive cooperation between Europe and North Africa,” says Christoph Lanz, Director of DW-TV. “It is extremely important to exchange information and learn from one another in today’s day and age. With our new talk show, we will be providing a weekly, lively contribution to the transformation in Egypt – and beyond.”
“We aren’t just talking about dialogue – we are making it happen,” says Naser Shrouf, DW’s Head of Distribution for Africa/ Middle East. “Shababtalk shows how the media can get involved in the exchange of information between cultures and examines the ideas that the leaders of tomorrow are bringing to the table.”
This new coproduction is just part of Deutsche Welle’s international strategy. By introducing new, regionalized productions, the broadcaster is helping improve the connection to its viewers around the world.
Along with Shababtalk, DW-TV ARABIA is also introducing a range of new talk shows, each covering a different facet of modern life.
Date2011-09-26 | 8:45
TagsAfrica, Al Hayah TV, Arab World, Egypt, Middle East, regionalized content, Shababtalk, television
DW expands its reach in the Middle East
DW and Palestine Public Broadcasting Commission (PBC) signed an agreement of cooperation on Thursday, September 15. Samah Khader, General Director of International Relations, and Mahmoud Mizher, General Director of Administration and Finance, were on hand at DW’s headquarters in Bonn to clarify the details. PBC TV will now be including several DW programs in its line-up, including in good shape, In Focus, Kick off! and Kick off! Countdown, as well as selected episodes of euromaxx. PBC’s radio station will also begin broadcasting some of DW’s radio programming covering topics like science and technology.
This partnership will increase DW’s presence in the Middle East. PBC TV is available in Palestine, but also in several neighboring countries due to its inclusion in the Arabsat and Nilesat networks. Palestine Radio is available in Palestine, Israel, Jordan and parts of Egypt.
Date2011-09-20 | 10:40
DW presents new focus for the Arab world
DW relaunched its channel for the Arab world yesterday, with a new focus on dialogue and programming in Arabic. Audiences from Morocco to Oman can tune in to DW-TV ARABIA for a six-hour block in Arabic – always in primetime. English-language programming will complete the channel’s 24-hour line-up. Up until now, the schedule alternated hourly between Arabic, or German with Arabic subtitles, and English.
This is just a continuation of DW’s strategy of introducing new, regionalized productions to help improve the connection to its viewers around the world.
Along with new Arabic versions of DW’s shows GLOBAL 3000 and Arts.21, the new DW-TV ARABIA also features four new talk shows, each focusing on different facets of society.
- Shababtalk is a co-production with Al Hayah TV, the leading station in Egypt. Young representatives from the democratic movement in Egypt join in on discussions with their German counterparts from youth organizations, political parties and other associations.
- On the Pulse brings Arab and German experts together to discuss issues related to democratization, politics, economics, the role of the government, justice and religion.
- Talking to the Press is a roundtable discussion with German and European editors-in-chief and their Arab colleagues.
- Guest of the Week offers the chance for public figures to come into the studio to discuss current developments in the Arab World.
DW also launched its new YouTube channel for Arabic yesterday, making its Arabic content available online to viewers around the world.
Date2011-09-13 | 11:42