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Market roundup: August 2014
DW presented the winners of a multimedia journalism competition with their prizes in Colombia at an awards ceremony held at DW’s Colombian partner station, Señal Colombia, in Bogotá. The contest received a lot of attention from Colombian media and the awards ceremony was attended by many prominent journalists and media producers. Two grand prize winners received a trip to Bonn for the Global Media Forum and four others also received prizes. Around 60 participants competed in the contest which was centered on environmental and ecological issues. The contest ran from the end of last year to April and was divided into video and print categories.
DW has a new web TV partner in India. Zenga TV, one of India’s leading portals for TV live streams will now carry the English-language channel, DW. The channel is also available via Zenga on mobile devices. The service currently has 21 million registered subscribers.
The Taiwanese cable provider Digidom will now carry the English-language channel, DW. The provider delivers local and international TV channels to Taipei.
Date2014-08-04 | 11:32
Market roundup: June 2014
The Mexican news and information channel, Efekto Notícias, is now broadcasting a large part of the DW (Latinoamérica) programming line up. Since the beginning of May, DW shows like Euromaxx, Europe en concierto (Europe in Concert), Al Volante (Drive it) und En Forma (In Good Shape) have been available on the channel. Founded five years ago, Efekto Notícias can be received via major Mexican cable providers such as Sky, Cablevisión and Totalplay reaching 226 cities in Mexico with a total audience of 40 million according to its own estimates.
The Latin American business portal americaeconomia.com is now including written content from DW. The Chile-based web platform is also successful in Peru, Mexico, Argentina and Venezuela.
DW’s flagship channel, DW, is now being included as part of a new IPTV package from the Indian telecommunications giant, Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd. The service, still in the preliminary phase, can be accessed via mobile devices. Reliance Jio is one of India’s largest telecoms and also provides 4G services to its customers in New Dehli and Mumbai, a standard that is just starting to emerge in India.
Date2014-06-05 | 2:46
DW holds ‘train the trainer’ sessions at Indian journalism school
DW and the Indira Ghandi National Open University’s (IGNOU) School of Journalism and New Media Studies have begun nine days of training aimed at equipping IGNOU instructors with the latest teaching skills. The Aug. 6-14 program marks the fourth such collaboration between DW and IGNOU since their partnership started in 2008.
DW Akademie instructors flew to New Delhi, bringing cutting-edge teaching methodologies with them. IGNOU participants included teachers and researchers, media trainers and project managers.
The goal of the training was for the participants to communicate more effectively in their own teaching. DW previously put on three similar sessions, while IGNOU broadcast DW programming over campus radio stations.
With 3.5 million distance learning students, IGNOU is the world’s biggest university. In keeping with its special charge to provide education for disadvantage parts of Indian society, “The People’s University” offers basic and general education as well as professional training.
Date2012-08-08 | 11:45
DW offers new programs for media professionals in India and Nicaragua
DW Akademie is now working with organizations in India and Nicaragua to offer journalists new opportunities for training. DW is working with Universidad de Managua, where 17 Nicaraguan journalists are taking part in a new degree program initiated by DW Akademie. The goal of the program is toi develop local journalists’ expertise in reporting on one of the country’s most pressing issues: environmental pollution and its associated problems. The degree program encompasses five modules spread over six months, and the first two-week module was held in June.
In India, DW is working with the Robert Bosch Foundation to train Indian journalists about reporting in Germany. DW Akademie will host a select group of Indian journalists in Germany from September 10 to October 26, 2012 and provide them with comprehensive coverage of Germany and valuable knowledge for reporting on Indian-German issues. Journalists selected for the program will receive intercultural and journalistic training, as well as insight into Deutsche Welle’s editorial teams.
Date2012-07-12 | 8:42
Tagseducation, environment, India, Nicaragua, Robert Bosch Foundation, training, Universidad de Managua
Input wanted for Coming Home on DW-TV
In our series “Coming Home”, DW accompanies people as they make their way home. Their personal road movies will shed light on the aspects of life that they have found in Germany – and what they have missed. People have different ideas and different opinions about what “home” means. We want to know what you associate with your “homeland”. We will be publishing them at dw-world.de/cominghome.
UPDATE: The contest is over and a selection of entries have been published at dw-world.de/cominghome.
Date2011-11-16 | 12:39