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4 Big links – Jan 2013

What is happening in the Media Innovation landscape? With 4 Big links we will inform you monthly about the big stories we see out there.

1. Cloud computing in the EU. There is a chance to create 2,5 Million new jobs until 2020, says Neelie Kroes.

2. Curation is hot. It is about collecting and linking. One good example is “Brain Pickings”, here is how they do things.

3. Dissemination made fun. How do journalists report about complex issues? One refreshing idea is to rap about it.

4. Innovation in Media. The “Huffington Post” is super-successful. What is their story?

(Ruben Bouwmeester)


Wednesday, December 12th, 2012


Welcome to Deutsche Welle Innovation

Deutsche Welle is Germany’s international public service broadcaster.

Deutsche Welle promotes the understanding of Germany as an independent nation with its roots in European culture. DW offers a full range of television, radio and online services and is known for its in-depth, reliable news and information in 30 languages – including Arabic and Kiswahili, Indonesian and Urdu, Russian and Spanish, German and English.

Since the late 1990s Deutsche Welle Innovation Team has successfully participated in more than twenty nationally and internationally funded R&D projects with partners such as the BBC, Yahoo, Oxford University and Fraunhofer Institute. Always with a strong focus on fostering Journalism & Technology the projects have been covering topics ranging from mobile broadcasting technologies towards novel search techniques in social networks, cloud services, and language processing.

On our site we will introduce ourselves and our projects to you. Also take a look around in our playground where we explore innovative ideas closely related to technology used in current and future projects.


Monday, December 3rd, 2012