by Agnes Grill
How the media report about a country has a crucial influence on its image in our minds. While Germany still enjoys a good reputation in the Chinese public, the stereotypes about China communicated in Germany are often rather negative. Media in China and Germany differ in their procedures and thematic priorities. What journalists of both countries can learn from each other and how exchanging with their counterparts from the other country influences their work was the discussion at the 6th Sino-German Communication Forum, initiated by Storymaker in Beijing and organized in cooperation with the German Centre Beijing.