Internationale Medienhilfe

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The IMH-Internationale Medienhilfe (International Media Help) is known as the first media assistance organization.


It is a non-commercial working group and co-operative enterprise of intercultural, international and Jewish newspapers, magazines, radio stations, television broadcasters and news agencies located throughout the world, which have collectively agreed to provide mutual support and to collaborate on projects of mutual interest. Founder of the organization in the early 1990s was Björn Akstinat. Today, the IMH consists of members and contact bureaus in more than 50 countries worldwide.

Members of IMH[edit]

  • German-language media outside German-speaking countries
  • Foreign-language media in German-speaking countries
  • Yiddish-language media worldwide


The objectives of IMH members are ...

  • to foster cooperation between various media and journalists worldwide
  • to uphold freedom of press and freedom of speech
  • to promote transnational journalism
  • to encourage international understanding
  • to support language diversity
  • to support media innovation
  • to facilitate the education of young media professionals

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