This 25-year old journalist wants the media in her country to become more critical and independent. DW Akademie’s summer program in Bishkek, Kyrzyzstan, strengthened her determination to make changes.
As the violence escalates in Ukraine, journalists working there are increasingly in danger. Two Ukrainian journalists talk about the challenges they and their colleagues are facing.
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Ukraine's first online school for journalists was launched in February. DW Akademie project manager Olena Ponomarenko played a key role in developing the concept and shares her thoughts on the new web-based program.
New laws and Serbia's possible entrance to the EU in five years' time are changing the Balkan media landscape. DW Akademie's centers of excellence in Belgrade and Novi Sad aim to support independent journalism there.
Using social media for election campaigns, finding platforms most suitable for journalists and politicians, and learning more about the need for netiquette – that was all part of a DW workshop held recently in Yerevan.