Author: NEMO

  • Ep 7: Choosing VPNs in Exile

    Ep 7: Choosing VPNs in Exile

    Ole Chavannes, media developer at the Democratic Voice of Burma (Myanmar) talks to Alex, cyber security expert working with Meduza, about considerations that exiled media organizations need to take when choosing VPNs to guarantee the safety of their teams.

  • Ep 6: Managing Remote Teams

    Ep 6: Managing Remote Teams

    In this episode Sudeshna from Zamaneh Media speaks with JJ from Radio Tamazuj about the challenges of managing remote teams in exile. Radio Tamazuj is a daily news service and current affairs broadcaster covering South Sudan, the southern states of Sudan, and the borderlands between the two countries. Disclaimer: This episode was recorded across two…

  • Lessons in Membership Model for exiled media

    Lessons in Membership Model for exiled media

    Cinthia Membreño, from Confidencial (Nicaragua), shared her experience in building a membership model, in a conversation with NEMO member, Zamaneh Media.

  • NEMO at RightsCon 2023

    NEMO at RightsCon 2023

    RightsCon is one of the largest conferences at the intersection of human rights and digital rights. It has been organized by AccessNow since 2011 and draws thousands of participants and speakers from around the world. RightsCon 2023 took place in San Jose, Costa Rica, and among the attendees were four of the five founding members…

  • Op-Ed on DVB: ‘Exiled Media Unite’

    Op-Ed on DVB: ‘Exiled Media Unite’

    This piece was written by Ole Chavannes on the website of Democratic Voice of Burma (DVB) on the 26th of April, 2023. “Harsh and tyrannical laws are worse even than a fierce tiger”, wrote Confucius around the year 500 BC in the The Book of Rites. The Chinese philosopher and politician was forced by a neighboring…

  • Network launch

    Network launch

    “Exiled media is not just a trend” Exiled media outlets around the world have been serving people in repressive environments with independent, fact-based news for decades now. From Myanmar to Iran, from Nicaragua to Azerbaijan, from Sudan to Russia, from Belarus to Syria… and many more. Exiled media’s value to the world goes beyond making…

  • Ep 5: Funding and Bureaucracy

    Ep 5: Funding and Bureaucracy

    Matt Kasper (Meydan TV, Azerbaijan) hosts Joris van Duijne (Zamaneh Media, Iran)  to discuss issues exiled media are facing in the development sphere and how they can be improved, such as the eligibility problem that exiled media outlets often run into.

  • Ep 4: Diversifying Your Revenue

    Ep 4: Diversifying Your Revenue

    Cinthia Membreño (CONFIDENCIAL, Nicaragua) hosts Sonny We (Frontier Myanmar, Myanmar) to speak about how memberships can be a lifesaver for media companies facing financial challenges even before going into exile.

  • Ep 3: Finding Funding for Exiled Media

    Ep 3: Finding Funding for Exiled Media

    In this episode we speak with Ole Chavannes, a media development professional from the Democratic Voice of Burma (DVB). DVB was established in exile in 1992 and went back to Myanmar 2012 only to go back into exile and work in a hybrid setting (from exile and in-country) since 2021 again. Ole talks about his…

  • Ep 2: Reporting from Abroad

    Ep 2: Reporting from Abroad

    Matt Kasper (Meydan TV, Iran) hosts Ivan Kolpakov (Meduza, Russia) to speak about how journalists in exile can continue to produce quality content despite no longer being physically present in the country of their audience.