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Survive and Thrive: The Media Viability Podcast

English, Finance, 1 season, 15 episodes, 8 hours, 18 minutes
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DW Akademie invites media managers who have developed innovative and sustainable business models to talk about how they survive in a challenging media landscape. We ask about recipes for success, as well as bad decisions.
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Zenzele Ndebele of CITE Zimbabwe: How to survive and thrive by embracing AI | The Media Viability Podcast S02E05

"The best way to predict the future is to create it," says Zenzele Ndebele. In this episode, the founder of CITE Zimbabwe talks about how to stay afloat while focusing on local communities while embracing generative AI. Get in touch: [email protected]
6/28/202444 minutes, 38 seconds
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Viktor Pichuhin of Nakypilo, Ukraine: How to survive and thrive reporting from the front lines | The Media Viability Podcast S02E04

The Ukrainian journalists behind Nakypilo in Kharkiv have been reporting from the front lines in Russia’s war against Ukraine. Nakypilo’s Development Director Viktor Pichuhin talks about how the team does it. Get in touch: [email protected]
5/31/202456 minutes, 16 seconds
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Michelle Nogales of Muy Waso, Bolivia: How to survive and thrive as a feminist media outlet | The Media Viability Podcast S02E03 transcript

Our 2024 Women’s Month episode of "Survive and Thrive: The Media Viability Podcast" couldn’t feature a more suitable guest: Michelle Nogales is the CEO of Muy Waso, Bolivia’s first feminist online magazine. Get in touch: [email protected].
3/30/202442 minutes, 18 seconds
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How to survive and thrive as a media NGO with a systemic focus on youth | The Media Viability Podcast with Abaas Mpindi, CEO of MCI, Uganda

Our second guest of 2024 is Abaas Mpindi, CEO of the Media Challenge Initiative in Uganda. The youth-driven NGO prides itself in training the next generation of journalists – while also running a solutions journalism newsroom. Get in touch: [email protected]
2/24/202440 minutes, 56 seconds
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How to survive and thrive during information warfare | The Media Viability Podcast with Sherry Lee of The Reporter, Taiwan

"Survive and Thrive" is back for season two. After wrapping up reporting on the recent presidential elections in the country, Sherry Lee, COO of nonprofit media outlet The Reporter in Taiwan, spoke about how she and her colleagues deal with the threat from China and manage to be economically successful amid a propaganda war. Get in touch: [email protected].
1/27/202432 minutes, 46 seconds
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Episode 08: How to survive and thrive with a focus on environmental journalism with Isabela Ponce of GK.city, Ecuador

For the eighth episode of "Survive and Thrive", our guest is Isabela Ponce. She is the co-founder and editorial director GK.city, a media outlet from Ecuador specialized in explanatory long-form journalism. On the podcast, Ponce talks about how GK's focus on women, the environment and accountability intersects in their reporting. Get in touch: [email protected].
11/25/202335 minutes, 23 seconds
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Episode 07: How to survive and thrive by amplifying marginalized voices with Said Nazir of the Tribal News Network, Pakistan

For the seventh episode of "Survive and Thrive", our guest is Said Nazir. He is the founder and director of Peshawar-based Tribal News Network, or TNN. TNN serves audiences near the Afghan border where people have very limited access to the media. On the podcast, Nazir talks about how TNN stays afloat by amplifying marginalized voices. Get in touch: [email protected].
10/28/202332 minutes, 10 seconds
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Episode 06: How to survive and thrive by taking journalism out of the newsroom with Diogo Cardoso of Divergente, Portugal

For the sixth episode of "Survive and Thrive", our guest is Diogo Cardoso. He is a journalist and director of Divergente from Portugal. The multi-award-winning online magazine specializes in long-form deep-dive reporting. On the podcast, Cardoso talks about how they stay afloat while staying true to their goal of stirring social debate. Get in touch: [email protected].
9/30/202333 minutes, 9 seconds
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Episode 05: How to survive and thrive by getting to know one’s audience with Imani Henrick of Kings FM, Tanzania

Imani Henrick is the station manager of Kings FM, a commercial radio station in the highlands of southern Tanzania. On the Survive and Thrive podcast, she talks about community outreach and the strong human rights focus of the station. Get in touch: [email protected]
8/29/202332 minutes, 6 seconds
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Episode 05: How to survive and thrive by getting to know one’s audience with Imani Henrick of Kings FM, Tanzania

Imani Henrick is the station manager of Kings FM, a commercial radio station in the highlands of southern Tanzania. On the Survive and Thrive podcast, she talks about community outreach and the strong human rights focus of the station. Get in touch: [email protected]
8/25/202332 minutes, 6 seconds
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Episode 04: How to survive and thrive as a feminist media outlet with Laura Aguirre, El Salvador

Laura Aguirre is a journalist and media manager from El Salvador. She co-founded the feminist media outlet Alharaca. On the Survive and Thrive podcast, she talks about why she thinks feminism has a role in journalism and why she and her team are looking for business models outside El Salvador. Get in touch: [email protected]
7/29/202334 minutes, 4 seconds
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Survive and Thrive: The Media Viability Podcast | EP03 with Andrii Dikhtiarenko

Andrii Dikhtiarenko is a Ukrainian journalist, editor, and TV presenter. He owns the online media Realnaya Gazeta which specializes in the situation of the occupied Donbas. On the podcast, he spoke about working in wartime, revenue streams and hopes for the future. Get in touch at [email protected].
6/23/202326 minutes, 58 seconds
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Survive and Thrive: The Media Viability Podcast | EP02 with Salam Omer

For episode two, we spoke to Salam Omer, former editor-in-chief and currently a consultant of KirkukNow, a news outlet in Iraq. Launched in 2011, it is the only specialized media platform for citizens in Iraq's disputed territories. On the podcast, he talks about crisis preparedness, the importance of a diverse newsroom, and funding for his organization.
5/27/202325 minutes, 47 seconds
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Survive and thrive: Iryna Vidanava, CEO of City Dog, Belarus

In Episode 01, our guest is Iryna Vidanava, the CEO of CityDog, an internet magazine focusing on Minsk, Belarus. It has existed for over ten years now, has seen plenty of difficult times, and is currently exiled. Vidanava tells Janelle Dumalaon how much CityDog's business model has changed, how serious safety concerns are for her team of journalists, and what her core mission continues to be.
4/28/202329 minutes, 14 seconds
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"Survive and Thrive: The Media Viability Podcast" launching April 29

DW Akademie invites media managers who have developed innovative and sustainable business models to share their experiences. We'll talk about how they survive in a challenging media landscape and what motivates them. We ask about funding models, best practices and recipes for success, as well as difficulties and bad decisions. Our host is Janelle Dumalaon. [email protected]
4/17/202357 seconds