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Media | 24.08.2018

A Glimpse of the 2018 Global Media Forum

DW Global Media Forum: a decade of top speakers

"Pluralism requires that the media are free, diverse, independent and sustainable."

Mariya Gabriel - Commissioner for Digital Economy, European Commission

DW Global Media Forum: a decade of top speakers

"We need to address the daunting challenges to development by engaging with multiple centers seeking balance rather than overreliance on one country."

Hamid Karzai - former President of Afghanistan

DW Global Media Forum: a decade of top speakers

"We use social media in order to control our own narrative."

Carmen Perez - National Co-Chair of Women's March & Executive Director of The Gathering for Justice, USA

DW Global Media Forum: a decade of top speakers

"The internet does not only change the communication on foreign policy but it changes policy itself."

Frank-Walter Steinmeier - President of Germany

DW Global Media Forum: a decade of top speakers

"Journalists must see themselves as members of a big family and stick together."

Shirin Ebadi - Lawyer, a former judge and human rights activists and founder of Defenders of Human Rights Center, Iran

DW Global Media Forum: a decade of top speakers

"I believe that in the digital age, public broadcasters have a more important role to play than ever before."

Tom Buhrow - Director General of Westdeutscher Rundfunk (WDR), Germany

DW Global Media Forum: a decade of top speakers

"We need to talk about the discrepancy between the conditions for propaganda and those for fact-based journalism."

Michelle Müntefering - Minister of State at the German Federal Foreign Office

DW Global Media Forum: a decade of top speakers

"Power must be in the hands of the wealth of the nation."

Noam Chomsky - Linguist, philosopher, cognitive scientist, historian, social critic and political activist, USA

DW Global Media Forum: a decade of top speakers

"'Being a digital native means your whole reality id determined by the interconnection between your digital and non-digital realities."

Anne Boyson - researcher, analyst and founder of "After the Millinnials"

DW Global Media Forum: a decade of top speakers

"The future of journalism is the people."

Jeff Jarvis - American journalist, professor, public speaker and former television critic, USA

DW Global Media Forum: a decade of top speakers

"No one's above the law."

Rokhaya Diallo - Journalist and activist in France

DW Global Media Forum: a decade of top speakers

"Satire was our weapon to dissect through the lies and rhetoric that were used to control the people."

Bassem Youssef - Political satirist, writer, producer, physician, media critic and television host, Egypt

DW Global Media Forum: a decade of top speakers

"We should be protected by the same press freedom."

Sarah Harrison - British journalist, legal researcher and WikiLeaks section editor, UK

DW Global Media Forum: a decade of top speakers

"I hope people in the West can distinguish between the Kremlin and Russia; Putin and Russia."

Mikhail Khodorkovsky - Founder of Open Russia, Russia

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