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DW ~ Deutsche Welle

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DW - Made for Minds

Deutsche Welle makes available popular and informative news magazines and short features - plus classical music from Europe on PRX. 

There are full magazines, short modules, individual reports, and music shows for use within your own programs. For our DW magazine programs, you can find a rundown of every story on the preview page of each show. 


"Inside Europe": our weekly European news magazine explores the topical issues shaping the continent. No other part of the globe has experienced such dynamic political and social change in recent years.

"WorldLink": our weekly international news program that brings you an hour of personal stories from around the world - looking at people behind the current affairs headlines. 

"World in Progress": our weekly international news magazine on global development exploring issues of globalization, education, economic development, poverty alleviation, human rights and more.

"Living Planet": our award-winning weekly magazine exploring environmental issues facing the world today, bringing you environmental news, background reports, interviews and sound-rich features from our international network of correspondents.

"Spectrum": our upbeat weekly magazine keeps you abreast of developments in the realm of science and technology news from around the world, with advances that will change our lives to offbeat oddities.

"DW Festival Concerts": classical music concerts each week featuring live recordings of the world's classical music stars performing in Germany's palaces, churches and concert halls, conveying the full immediacy and festivity of these renowned musical events.

* DW is a winner of the PRX Zeitfunk 2015 award of most licensed group *


Pieces

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An African virus has been killing lots of blackbirds in Germany / A zoo in Prague has found an inventive way to finance itself / Is learning a fore...

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: May 23, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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we go to a sharia court in Israel which has just appointed its first female judge. In Chile, we meet a woman who has fought for acceptance in a cop...

  • Added: May 19, 2017
  • Length: 53:59
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Uproar over new Polish law following tree 'massacre' / Calls for fossil fuel lobbyists to be excluded from UN climate talks / The last remaining ma...

Bought by KRZA, WNMU-FM, WMUU-LP, WXDU, 90.1 WFYI Public Radio and more


  • Added: May 18, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 8
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A state election win boosts Angela Merkel's chances of staying in power, Two Turks on hunger strike to save their jobs, and the African migrants w...

  • Added: May 18, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
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We hear from people who've overcome all sorts of struggles in their lives: We meet a woman in Australia who was taken from her Aboriginal family de...

Bought by KMXT and WNMU-FM


  • Added: May 17, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Where in the world do earworms come from? And how do you get them out of your head… / Busting the myth of the most expensive violin around, the St...

Bought by WXDU, WYAP, WMUU-LP, WNMU-FM, and KMXT


  • Added: May 15, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 5
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we visit the Berlin residents opening their homes to tell the stories of Holocaust victims who once lived there; meet the Jewish community in Canad...

  • Added: May 12, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
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Trump climate threats can't hold up UN talks in Bonn, but can the Great Lakes survive his budget cuts? And, making cities fit for the future. Pres...

Bought by WNMU-FM, WMUU-LP, WYAP, 90.1 WFYI Public Radio, KCHU and more


  • Added: May 11, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 6
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Emmanuel Macron's victory in France heralds a new era. But what does it mean for the future of the EU? We'll be looking at European reaction to Mac...

  • Added: May 11, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
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Getting power to the poor / Hard times for journalists in Syria / Cooperatives help feed Venezuela's people / Why teachers in Argentina are protest...

Bought by WMUU-LP and WNMU-FM


  • Added: May 10, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 2
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For the fourth year running, the number of drug-related deaths in Germany has risen. The basis for the majority of these deaths is addiction, this ...

Bought by KRZA, KCHU, XRAY.fm, WMUU-LP, WNMU-FM and more


  • Added: May 08, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 6
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Meet the courageous women farmers braving their fear of Boko Haram militants to fight a growing hunger crisis…

  • Added: May 05, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
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Feathered friends fly in for migratory bird day / The bees who buzz around downtown Toronto / Greek guerilla gardeners green up a dusty city / Pres...

Bought by WMUU-LP, WYAP, 90.1 WFYI Public Radio, WNMU-FM, KUAF Public Radio and more


  • Added: May 04, 2017
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 6
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More bickering between Britain and Brussels over Brexit, The German Defence Minister comes under fire from her own army, and political uncertainty ...

  • Added: May 04, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
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Teaching coding to young women in Chile / Palestinian musician takes on gender roles / Transgender school in India / Arts project encouraging dialo...

Bought by WMUU-LP and WNMU-FM


  • Added: May 03, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Is walking barefoot the secret to a better life? / We promise you the slime of your life when we take a look at harvesting snail slime. / What do...

Bought by WXDU, KCHU, KRZA, and KMXT


  • Added: Apr 28, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 4
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We are focusing on personal stories from the Americas. We’ll be taking you to the US rust belt where people are taking stock of Donald Trump’s firs...

  • Added: Apr 28, 2017
  • Length: 53:59
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Is fake news endangering the green energy transition? / Madrid bans polluting diesel. / Can E-scooters clean up Mexico city’s dirty air? / How acti...

Bought by WNMU-FM, WMUU-LP, KUAF Public Radio, 90.1 WFYI Public Radio, and KMXT


  • Added: Apr 27, 2017
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 5
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France and Europe are at a crossroads, as the second round of the French elections loom. The question is will dissatisfaction push the people to vo...

  • Added: Apr 27, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
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This week it's all about art and the struggles artists often face. We hear from musicians in India whose craft is on the brink of extinction, how b...

Bought by WMUU-LP, KMXT, and WNMU-FM


  • Added: Apr 26, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 3