ERIC Number: ED259402
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984-Sep-19
Reference Count: 0
Media Development and Economic Crisis. Communication Manual. Proceedings of a Panel Discussion Organized by Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung and North-South Forum (Bonn, West Germany, September 19, 1984).
Jaura, Ramesh, Ed.; And Others
The discussion presented in this booklet was organized to foster international understanding by encouraging a genuine dialogue between the industrialized nations of the northern hemisphere and the developing nations in the southern hemisphere. The first section of the booklet presents introductory statements by the chairperson of the North-South Forum and by the head of the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) Media and Communication Department. The second half of the document presents the discussion of the forum, which focused on communication and media development in the Third World and the demand by the South for a more balanced share of the information flow, as well as related issues of worldwide economic and political crises and technological advancements in telecommunications. The discussion section is divided by speakers, with moderator comments by the FES head. The speakers cited in the report include a professor at the National Institute of Development Administration, Bankok, Thailand; the director of the Africa division of Deutsche Welle; the former Permanent Secretary of the Federal German PTT Ministry; the chairperson of the Board of directors of the Deutsche Presse-Agenture; a representative of URTNA, a regional association of African broadcasting organizations; a representative of the German Federal PTT Ministry; a representative from the Regional Mass Communication Research and Documentation Centre, Ecuador; and the head of Radio 4, Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation. (HTH)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Friedrich Ebert Foundation, Bonn (West Germany).