"The International Institute for Journalism (IIJ), which is part of Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit – GIZ, has been offering training for media managers from developing countries and countries in transition for many years. Tatiana Repkova's book New Times has served as a compendium for many of our participants striving to make a change in their respective newsrooms. mediamanagersclub.org is now an answer to the rapidly evolving digital technology and the new forms of multimedia communication that are challenging the media business worldwide. It will allow media workers worldwide to further deepen their knowledge and learn from each other's experience. That will be the real value of this new platform."