The power struggle in Egypt is also being fought in the media. At a discussion held by DW Akademie and the broadcaster ARD, experts looked at how the country's political situation is affecting the work of journalists.
What role will media development play in the UN's Post-2015 Development Agenda? Or will it even be included? A workshop conducted by DW Akademie and the Global Forum for Media Development explored possibilities.
For her report portraying a young gay man living in a homophobic society, young Belarus journalist Volha Malafeyechava won the German Media Development Award.
Every year, DW Akademie invites media academics to participate in a media dialogue symposium. Next year's focus is Kenya's media landscape. Proposals for papers are now being accepted.
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