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The political changes in Myanmar are having a positive impact on the country's media sector. But while new training structures are being developed for journalists, training programs for local instructors are still rare.
A workshop in Dubai brought together media professionals from Pakistan and Afghanistan. DW Akademie has been working with their media organizations to develop innovative programming for children.
Myanmar is developing its first independent press council. DW Akademie recently invited Myanmar constitutive members to discuss the process with representatives from German and European media organizations.
While Bangladesh is ranked as one of the most corrupt countries in the world, many who live there appear to be indifferent. A new radio program developed with DW Akademie support aims to change that.
Although Germany and China have strong economic ties, their media reports on each other can leave something to be desired. On a recent trip to China, German journalists got a new perspective on this growing world power.