A week of live video conferences, blog posts and chats gave experts and journalists a chance to discuss digital risks and threats, and to look at how journalists can protect themselves as well as their sources.
After 10 years as Director of DW Akademie Gerda Meuer has taken on a new position. Her successor is Christian Gramsch, formerly DW Director for Regionalized and Multimedia Content.
This year DW Akademie added print journalism to its training portfolio. Various magazines and blogs produced during the workshops held in various countries can now be viewed.
The German Development Media Awards were presented to journalists in honor of their work on human rights topics. For the first time this year, the awards were also open to journalists outside Germany.