Press freedom rankings regularly spark global interest but it's not always clear how they're compiled or interpreted. Journalists and media experts took a closer look at a podium discussion in Berlin.
Sixteen journalists from Latin America came to Berlin to learn how Germany has dealt with its past. The DW Akademie workshop also offered them an opportunity to discuss their own countries' "culture of memory".
Conflicts are frequent in Yemen - between the north and the south, for example, or between traditional elites and young reformers. Journalists from across Yemen learned more about resolution at a workshop in Berlin.
Discrimination, low pay and ridicule are just some of the tactics that prevent Egyptian women journalists from moving up the career ladder. Women reporters talked about the obstacles at DW Akademie workshops in Cairo.
How does a country - and its people - come to terms with the atrocities committed during a decades-long, bloody civil war? Dialogue is the key, and that’s a focus of DW Akademie projects in Guatemala.
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