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The Backstory S1E2: Show me the money - Censorship + financial independence

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The Backstory S1E2: Show me the money - Censorship + financial independence

The internet has exploded traditional media funding models. And yet, in some parts of the world, legacy media – even print! – remain a strong source of independent information. How are these companies surviving?

In this episode of The Backstory, WAN-IFRA Press Freedom Director, Andrew Heslop, meets some of them to find out:

The Backstory production team includes Mariona Sanz, Colette Davidson and Sarah Elzas, who edited and mixed the episode.

Music in this episode by Broke for Free and Lee Rosevere.

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Andrew Heslop


2018-03-01 11:42

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