Avijit Roy, the blogger slain on Thursday night at Dhaka University in Bangladesh, was among the most well-known writers in the country. He had been nominated for DW's 2014 "The Bobs – Best of Online Activism" award.
Imprisoned blogger Raif Badawi from Saudi Arabia is to receive Deutsche Welle's first Freedom of Speech Award. DW is awarding the prize as part of its international online competition The Bobs – Best of Online Activism.
Deutsche Welle launches its renowned international contest "The Bobs - Best of Online Activism" with a new approach. The focus is now on the "Freedom of Speech Award."
Deutsche Welle will launch its new English TV channel on June 22. The news and information channel will officially go on air during DW's annual media conference, Global Media Forum.
Deutsche Welle is continuing its restructuring process. The strategy focuses on changes to DW's language offerings and TV magazines as well as the introduction of dialogue- and comment-based formats.
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