Sircar to address ‘World Global Forum’ in Germany

NEW DELHI: Prasar Bharati chief executive officer Jawhar Sircar is attending the first-ever ‘Global Media Forum 2014’ being organised by Deutsche Welle, Germany’s international broadcaster.


The three-day international media congress in Bonn from 30 June to 2 July will among other things discuss how media is participating in the global trend towards greater active participation. The theme for this year is: From Information to Participation: Challenges for the Media.


Prasar Bharati is among the two broadcasters from developing countries to have been invited to attend the meet, the other being Al Jazeera.


Sircar will be taking part in a session on ‘The Future of Journalism and the Role of International Broadcasters.’ The discussion will be moderated by former BBC newscaster Tim Sebastian.


The Summit will debate whether conventional media will be able to retain its position in this converged digital world where the lines between commentary and traditional journalistic reporting have been blurred., how international broadcasters can contribute to global diversity, how information services are likely to look like in the future, etc.


Prominent guest speakers, including Google critic Jeff Jarvis and German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier will discuss how media is participating in the global trend towards community involvement and interest in political processes and decision-making.


The discussions at GMF 2014 are bound to have far-reaching points of relevance for macro-visioning and formulation of media policy across the globe.

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