Global Media Forum

From the Halls of Deutsche Welle

June 9, 2009 at 12:53 pm

When Radio Benevolencija started the “Great Lakes Reconciliation Project” five years ago in Rwanda, no one imagined 90 percent of the population would be addicted […]

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Recording Africa — One Cell Phone at a Time 2 commentsGlobal Media Forum

Recording Africa — One Cell Phone at a Time

June 5, 2009 at 2:27 am

They’re young. They’re African. And they’re texting, videoing, and uploading content. They’re reporting? If they’re with VoicesofAfrica Media Foundation, then yes, they are reporting.

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Beethoven's in the House

June 5, 2009 at 2:02 am

Damiano and I paid a visit to the Beethoven-Haus, located in central Bonn, while taking a little break from the conference. Beethoven was born in […]

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Art House across the Street

June 5, 2009 at 2:00 am

Just across the street from the Beethoven house you bump into a cute Dalmation hiding its head in the pavement. But as you get closer […]

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Make It Memorable, Make It Viral

June 5, 2009 at 1:57 am

Quality journalism won’t die if reporters learn how to market great stories in social networks. This is what I bring back from the Global Media […]

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The Revolution Will Be Blogged 1 commentsGlobal Media Forum

The Revolution Will Be Blogged

June 3, 2009 at 1:05 pm

What do the prisoner’s dilemma, deforestation, and the Katrina PeopleFinder  have in common with journalism? At Deutsche Welle’s Global Media Forum “Conflict Prevention in the […]

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Bonn voyage

June 3, 2009 at 9:27 am

We’re here in Bonn, Germany for a week to cover an international conference on Conflict Prevention in the Multimedia age. More than 900 journalists and […]

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