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Finalists selected for Klick competition
The votes have been counted and the finalists decided. More than 10,000 users from around the world have chosen their favorite photos in the Klick photo competition. These 10 photos will be shown at this year’s Deutsche Welle Global Media Forum from June 25-27 in Bonn, Germany, where the expected 1,500 conference participants will select the top three winners of the 2012 “KLICK!” photo competition.
You can see all of the finalists in a gallery at www.dw.com/klick
And if you haven’t read it yet, see what DW’s Director General Eric Bettermann had to say about education – the theme of this year’s Deutsche Welle Global Media Forum.
Date2012-06-01 | 11:44
Here is a great post from Frank Smyth, who moderated a few of the panels at last week’s DW Global Media Forum. More than 1,600 participants showed up to exchange their ideas on human rights and the media.
Another good bunch of articles covering the event can be found on the orangelog – a European Youth Press project.
Or check out the wrap-up from WSSCC discussion on water as a human right.
Date2011-06-27 | 1:19
Working with partners at the Global Media Forum
Our teams from both International Marketing and Sales worked with partners to help design some of this year’s panels at the DW Global Media Forum.
International Marketing worked with the University of Passau to help coordinate the panel looking at “International economic cooperation, human rights and the media – Business journalism as an early warning system”. Around 80 conference guests took part in the discussion, which examined how journalists in China, North Africa and Russia can act as a warning system.
Our Sales team responsible for the Americas also help organize the panel titled “Woman and human rights – Giving a voice to the voiceless”, which brought together a range of noteworthy women’s rights activists from Latin America – including Enriqueta Estela Barnes de Carlotto from the Association of the Grandmothers of the Plaza de Mayo.
For photos from the event, check out our gallery on Flickr.
Date2011-06-21 | 10:35
Winners of The BOBs take the stage
The best bloggers in the world were presented with their awards at a ceremony held Monday at the Deutsche Welle Global Media Forum. The BOBS – Deutsche Welle Blog Awards – are selected and presented annually.
Tunisian blogger Lina Ben Mhenni was presented with the award for this years best blog. The 28-year-old professor at the University of Tunis has been writing about social and political events in her country in a blog called “A Tunisian Girl” for several years. She writes in French, English and Arabic. “When I saw how people were being killed it became clear there was no going back,” said Ben Mhenni. “I had to ensure that the voices of these people and their families be heard so that they hadn’t died in vain.”
Date2011-06-20 | 5:40
DW Global Media Forum underway
The fourth Deutsche Welle Global Media Forum commenced this morning with an opening ceremony and keynote session at the World Conference Center Bonn. This year’s conference is focusing on “Human Rights in a Globalized World – Challenges for the Media”.
The opening ceremony featured DW Director General Erik Bettermann, as well as Jürgen Nimptsch, Mayor of Bonn and Angelica Schwall-Düren, Minister for Federal affairs, Europe and the Media, State of North Rhine-Westphalia.
The keynotes will be held by Thorbjørn Jagland, Secretary General of the Council of Europe, Morten Kjaerum, Director of the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights and Dunja Mijatovic, OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media.
You can check out today’s conference program here.
Date2011-06-20 | 7:49