Deutsche Welle Akademie
Deutsche Welle (DW) is Germany's international broadcaster and a trusted source for reliable, unbiased news and information. DW delivers the latest insights and analysis of the issues that are moving the world with regional television lineups in English, German, Spanish and Arabic, and radio and online content available in 30 different languages.
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DW Akademie is Deutsche Welle's international center for media development, media consulting and journalism training. It offers its partners and clients around the world a broad range of training and consulting projects. Their trainers and consultants have been promoting free and independent media since 1965.
They support the development of free and transparent media systems, quality journalism and advanced media skills. They conduct long-term projects in Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East and Central Asia and work closely with local partners. DW Akademie focuses on professionalizing media workers and managers, and training up-and-coming journalists.
They offer intercultural and professional media training workshops in our centers in Bonn and Berlin, as well as traineeships for future DW journalists. DW Akademie also established the "International Media Studies" Master's program in 2009 which combines the areas of media development, media management, journalism and communications.
They believe that independent media and responsible journalism are essential worldwide. Given Germany's history, they believe that people should be able to freely express their views and have access to independent sources of information. They consider this to be an important prerequisite for peace and democracy.
They support the development of independent, transparent media systems, quality journalism and media expertise. They help rebuild media in post-crisis and post-conflict environments and contribute internationally to the professional training of media workers.
They respect the cultural identity of their partners and work closely together in designing their projects. It is important for them that these projects are always practice-oriented, interactive and innovative. They consider their work to be successful when their partners seek change and are able to follow through with reforms.See more