Many South Sudanese have little access to independent news sources but that is about to change. Patrick Leusch, head of International Cooperation, tells how DW Akademie is helping to develop the country's media sector.
DW Akademie has long conducted trainings in Syria but due to the current situation workshops are only being held outside the country. Participant Omar al-Khani talked about the dangers now confronting journalists.
Mohammed Al-Khalf had taken part in a DW Akademie workshop for citizen journalists held in April in Istanbul. He died in an air raid just a few days after returning home.
The "Radio Joven" project takes youths seriously, says the young Guatemalan. DW Akademie has been working with up-and-coming Guatemalan journalists since 2009, developing programs that attract young listeners.
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