Media Assistance: Mind the Gap! A critical review of common practices and strategies

Hosted by the Erich-Brost Institute for International Journalism (EBI)
In cooperation with Deutsche Welle Akademie, icebauhaus, the Konrad-Adenauer Stiftung (KAS) and MICT
September 30 – October 1 at Erich-Brost Institute, Otto-Hahn Straße, Dortmund

In these turbulent times, when the challenges facing the sector are growing, there sometimes seems to be a widening gap between media assistance and the actual development of the media in developing and transition countries. Sometimes spectacular setbacks have wiped out years of effort.
Building on the work of the working group launched last year to develop avenues for improvement, Symposium 2024 will be organised around four themes identified as cross-cutting issues for much-needed reform of the sector:

We will be exchanging information, examining specific cases of good and not-so-good practice and discussing potential solutions to these challenges, with industry experts, donor representatives and academics from the international community.

DAY 1          DAY 2