AIB media industry news desk

SatADSL and AfricaCom

From 13 to 15 November 2018 SatADSL is now living in the 21stAfricaCom. This is one of the major events on the African calendar in the areas of the digital economy, telecommunications and IT. Of course, like every year, SatADSL awaits you! Since last year, the supply...

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Erkan Arikan to head Turkish department at Deutsche Welle

On November 1, 2018, Erkan Arikan will take over as head of Deutsche Welle's Turkish language service. One of Arikan's new responsibilities will be the development of a Turkish-language TV service which will initially go on the air as a Youtube channel. The...

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Thomas Kent to step down as RFE/RL President

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) President Thomas Kent has announced he is leaving the organization effective October 1, 2018, after a two-year stint during which the company dramatically expanded efforts to combat disinformation and extremist propaganda in...

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Inaugural AIB Asia-Pacific Sustainability Awards presented

First regional awards event recognises key programmes about challenges facing Asia and the Pacific The inaugural Association for International Broadcasting Asia-Pacific Sustainability Awards have been presented to the winners at a ceremony held in Taipei. These new...

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DW Director General Peter Limbourg re-elected

Second six-year mandate for Limbourg, first elected in 2013   Peter Limbourg has been re-elected as director general of Germany’s international broadcaster Deutsche Welle (DW) for another six years, his first mandate having been deemed very successful. DW celebrated...

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