Transitional countries in Africa and Asia, however, provide a different picture:
there, a burgeoning middle-class and growing literacy are boosting print media.
on-line ventures are being experimented with – from Nairobi to China. The cards in
the global media world are being remixed, and never was it more enlightening to learn
from each other. Professionalism strengthens the press. And a free press strengthens
An example of a print supplement on "Tourism in a changing Exgypt" produced by students
of Ms. Tapper you’ll find here. The dossier was produced by students of Deutsche
Welle Academy and German University Cairo (GUC) in Cairo, November 2013.
As a trainer and lecturer Andrea Tapper teaches writing and communication skills
to print and online journalists from developing and transitional countries, among
others on behalf of GIZ (German Development Agency) and Deutsche Welle. A recent
assignment was a 2-week-course for young editors in Khartoum, Sudan, about newsroom
management and research skills.
Health matters: Reporting on health issues; how to form a dialogue between health
institutions and the public; preventing infectious diseases such as Ebola; hospital
check-ups by the media etc.
Writers’ gym: Test your writing skills
tapperpress.com also advises newspapers, political institutions and NGOs on media
policies and media relations. We develop new concepts for newspapers and magazines.
As a media liaison and information consultant Tapper has worked for UNEP, the EU
and a number of political foundations in Africa.
Media in crisis? From New York to Berlin, print journalism is on a downward slope.
„Professionalism strengthens the press. And a free press strengthens democracy”
„What ist he context here?“ As a lecturer Andrea Tapper teaches international up-and-coming
journalists, here with student Zakia from Indonesia (large photo) and students at
the German University Cairo (GUC)