Podcasts related to media development and journalism support.
"We’ll be asking the biggest questions facing the industry: What are the threats facing trusted, independent media? How can public media remain relevant and best demonstrate their value in the digital age? How do we keep journalists safe? Every month, we’ll be tackling these issues, and speaking to prominent commentators and practitioners about what answers and solutions are out there."
The first edition of Press Gazette’s weekly Future of Media Explained Podcast is entitled Winning at B2B and features an interview with industry stalwart Mark Allen.
Brave New Media is a new podcast featuring journalists and editors from around the world working to remain independent while working in fragile spaces. It explores the challenges faced by the media environment and what needs to happen so that it can become a tool that contributes to the public good. In each episode, a founder of a media outlet will share their experiences and the hardships that they have encountered. The themes range from disinformation to funding and audience engagement. Experts are also included in order to determine what needs to happen to ensure that we construct a healthier media ecosystem. The first three episodes feature pioneers in public interest media from Lebanon, Ukraine, and Paraguay.
It’s been 30 years since the Windhoek Declaration for the Development of a Free, Independent and Pluralistic Press was born on May 3, 1991 in Namibia, to support independent media in Africa. The declaration was not only a proud moment for African journalism but inspired the United Nations to launch World Press Freedom Day two years later.Though some countries across the African continent have made press freedom gains since then, many continue to struggle with journalist safety, independence and financial pressures. In this episode, we look at the press freedom challenges facing African media and what steps are being taken towards improvement.Featured in this episode: