Media4Democracy Podcast

INTPA and Media4Democracy’s new podcast series talks to six international experts about the economic and political crisis facing independent media around the world – and what governments, tech companies and the international community can do to help media survive and thrive in the digital age.

Watch and share the trailer below. Listen and subscribe to all six episodes in the player below to hear insights from Maria Ressa, Caoilfhionn Gallagher, Guilherme Canela, David Kaye, Marius Dragomir and Rasmus Kleis Nielsen. Please Like and Share the podcast, and don’t forget to tag us @media4dem on Twitter. If you have any questions about the Media4Democracy podcast, please email

The six episodes feature globally-recognised experts on media freedom, independence and sustainability.

Episode 1– Maria Ressa, 2021 Nobel Peace Prize Co-laureate, CEO of

Episode 2 – Caoilfhionn Gallagher QC, Media Lawyer, International Media Defense Panel

Episode 3 – Guilherme Canela, UNESCO, Global Head of Freedom of Expression & Safety of Journalists Section

Episode 4 – David Kaye, former UN Special Rapporteur, Freedom of Opinion & Expression

Episode 5 – Marius Dragomir, Director, Centre for Media, Data and Society, Central European University

Episode 6 – Rasmus Kleis Nielsen, Director, Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, Oxford University

About the Media4Democracy Podcast

The Media4Democracy Podcast was produced by Media4Democracy with the financial support of the European Union. The views expressed in the podcast episodes do not necessarily reflect the views of Media4Democracy or the European Union.

Media4Democracy is a technical assistance facility established by DEVCO/INTPA to support EU Delegations in developing contexts to strengthen their support to freedom of expression and media independence. The Media4Democracy consortium is led by Particip with partners Article19, DW Akademie, European Partnership for Democracy, Free Press Unlimited and Thomson Foundation.