Meet us @ SXSW

Music – Film – Interactive


When: 13 – 17 March 2015
Where: Austin, Texas, USA

What is it?
With almost 80.000 people roaming streets and venues in Austin, Texas each year South By Southwest (aka SXSW aka Southby) is without a serious doubt the biggest annual bonanza of the creative industry on this planet. Actually it’s three festivals in one: SXSW Film (13-21 March), SXSW Interactive (13-17 March) and SXSW Music (17-22 March).

5 Big Links – January 2014

Short and sweet: Five links that lead to novel views about media, tech and innovation.

1.  The beginning of a new year: It’s time for predictions!
What will be trending in digital journalism this year? via
2.  Multimedia Storytelling will become bigger, better and more interactive.
It’s your time to play! via arte
3.  Time to give the old fashioned news-reading a facelift:
Check out the New York Times’ redesigned online experience.
4.  Young & gifted, the talents of media are promising:
Have a look at Forbes’ 30 under 30 media people of tomorrow.
5.  Learn from the big players and improve your social media presence:
The NYTimes social media desk shares its insides on their Twitter success.
via Nieman Journalism Lab

5 Big Links – November 2013

Short and sweet: Five links that lead to novel views about media, tech and innovation.

1. Must see this month, if you haven’t already: NSA decoded: Impressive, interactive dossier by The Guardian.

2. Infecting an audience: Why great stories spread. Worthwhile re-thinking how to create meaningful communication.

3. Times are changing, so journalism has to change too: Advice for student news media: Be radically experimental!

4. Helpful: Model Curricula for Journalism Education, a compendium of new syllabi, via Unesco.

5. Tagging in a different way. What could media do with this technology?

Explore Germany with Raphael

Deutschland im wandel

As part of a multimedia project, Deutsche Welle has addressed the structural changes of Germany, especially after the re-unification. The project covers the topic from various angles, looks into specific sectors and offers an interesting picture of how Germany as a location for business and for industry varies in different regions. (more…)