Category: Podcast

  • 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…

  • 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.

  • Ep 1: Why a podcast on the challenges of exiled media?

    Ep 1: Why a podcast on the challenges of exiled media?

    Sudeshna Chanda (Zamaneh Media, Iran), Matt Kasper (Meydan TV, Azerbaijan), and Cinthia Membreño (CONFIDENCIAL, Nicaragua) explain why exiled media outlets sharing knowledge will lead to stronger and better independent journalism across the globe.