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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, news 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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Zero G's... Nausea, warped eyeballs, a distorted brain and depleted bones and muscles - the list of astro-ailments is long. Is there a solution? Pr...

  • Added: Dec 11, 2017
  • Length: 29:59
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We take in depth look at the situation in war-torn Yemen following the murder of former president Abdullah Ali Saleh. We’ll be talking to a Yemeni ...

  • Added: Dec 08, 2017
  • Length: 53:59
Caption: Vladimir Jurowski, Credit: Roman Gontcharov
Germany's oldest radio symphony orchestra has a new principal conductor, Vladimir Jurowski, who balances these responsibilities with his positions ...

  • Added: Dec 08, 2017
  • Length: 01:57:56
Caption: Christoph Poppen, conductor
One of Germany's newest music festivals is set in a land of wind, waves and open spaces. The festival that calles itself "Tides" seeks out unusual ...

  • Added: Dec 08, 2017
  • Length: 01:57:57
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Building with wood is often associated with deforestation. But it's becoming an increasingly popular material used for sustainable building project...

Bought by KUPR low power FM, WYAP, KWIT, WFIU, and KMXT


  • Added: Dec 07, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 5
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NATO ally Turkey slams President Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, Spain drops an international arrest warrant for the f...

  • Added: Dec 07, 2017
  • Length: 59:01
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As winter approaches, we take an in-depth look at the plight of asylum seekers in Greece's island camps. We'll also meet a group of German women tr...

Bought by WNMU-FM


  • Added: Dec 06, 2017
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 1
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What happens if you try to imprint birds with a jumbled up birdsong? / British police on Cyprus aim drones at poachers / A new bird species on the ...

Bought by KRZA, WXDU, WYAP, KCHU, KWIT and more


  • Added: Dec 05, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 7
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The terrible violence on the Sinai Peninsula: We'll hear from somebody who thinks it's the most beautiful place in the world, how much religion is ...

  • Added: Dec 01, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
Caption: Igor Levit, Credit: Robbie Lawrence
He's outspoken both onstage and in the social media, and at age 30, one of the most exciting pianists around. A recital by Igor Levit is a must-hear.

  • Added: Dec 01, 2017
  • Length: 01:57:58
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If the world fails to limit global warming to a maximum 2-degree target, the Earth could be on course for a potentially catastrophic temperature ri...

Bought by KUAF Public Radio, KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], WNMU-FM, KUPR low power FM, KMXT and more


  • Added: Nov 30, 2017
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 9
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Explore borders and going beyond them... Visit Ai Wei Wei's Fences Exhibition in New York City and find out how the Malecon, the ocean boulevard in...

Bought by WNMU-FM and KMXT


  • Added: Nov 28, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Python, Viper, Anaconda & Co... Visit the Drachenwelt Reptile Park in the Rhine Valley and met the "snake man" at the Zoological Institute in Bonn....

Bought by KCHU, KRZA, WYAP, KWIT, KMXT and more


  • Added: Nov 28, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 6
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following the recent spike in the number of homeless here in Germany - we'll be taking to the streets of Bonn to interview those who are usually ig...

  • Added: Nov 24, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
Caption: Radio Hesse Symphony Orchestra
Each year, the Beethovenfest in Bonn commissions new music, stipulating that the composer base his piece on a work by Beethoven – so Russian compos...

  • Added: Nov 24, 2017
  • Length: 01:57:57
Caption: Valery Gergiev
In its current form, one of Russia's oldest orchestras is a credit to star maestro Valery Gergiev, who leads it at the Beethovenfest in Bonn. This ...

  • Added: Nov 24, 2017
  • Length: 01:57:57
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What would life on the planet look like under 3-degree warming? We travel to one location on each of the Earth's continents to explore the impacts ...

Bought by KRZA, WTJU, KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], WNMU-FM, KUAF Public Radio and more


  • Added: Nov 23, 2017
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 9
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Privacy, and the traces you leave in the on- and offline world. How much data has been accumulated - and by whom?/ Authorities in China have rolled...

Bought by WNMU-FM


  • Added: Nov 22, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Illnesses that make you look healthy on the outside, but are wreaking havoc with your body: Diabetes, Parkinson’s, Crohn’s, & Lyme Diseases. Presen...

Bought by WYAP, KWIT, KMXT, and WNMU-FM


  • Added: Nov 22, 2017
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Inner courtyard at the Wartburg Castle
Opera lovers know it as the scene of Richard Wagner's "Tannhäuser," and those familiar with the biography of Martin Luther know that he lived there...

  • Added: Nov 17, 2017
  • Length: 01:57:57