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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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Terrorism, strikes Barcelona. Is the honeymoon over for the new French President; A dramatic drop in migrant arrivals in Italy; a deportation order...

  • Added: Aug 18, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
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Drownings, warning shots and wars of words… what on earth is going on in the Mediterranean? Meet the refugees in Indonesia, creating a life in lim...

  • Added: Aug 18, 2017
  • Length: 53:59
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What water? Water is life. From having too much to not enough, we explore the impact a warming world is having on access to water. Presented by Cha...

Bought by WYAP, WTJU, WFIU, KUAF Public Radio, WNMU-FM and more


  • Added: Aug 17, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 6
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Transportation Special: How road rage galvanized cycling activism in Latin America / Braving traffic jams in Jakarta / Pushing green mobility in Ka...

Bought by WNMU-FM


  • Added: Aug 16, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Research underway in Austria aims to move wood up a notch or two in the auto industry. The hope is that wood will replace many steel and plastic pa...

Bought by KRZA, WYAP, KCHU, WMUU-LP, WNMU-FM and more


  • Added: Aug 15, 2017
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 6
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Big tasks and the people who take them on... Meet the housewife from Madrid who became an impromptu helper for thousands of asylum seekers in Europ...

  • Added: Aug 11, 2017
  • Length: 53:59
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To mark International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples, find out how indigenous groups are fighting to preserve their native lands and resourc...

Bought by WYAP, KUAF Public Radio, WTJU, WFIU, WNMU-FM and more


  • Added: Aug 10, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 6
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Germany prepares to repel Russian hackers as elections approach. Disappearances in Turkey raise fears that the country is heading for darker days. ...

  • Added: Aug 10, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
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The story of the Koh-i-Noor Diamond: The legendary Koh-I-Noor diamond is part of the UK's Crown Jewels. It's a thrilling story of wars and wealth,...

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


  • Added: Aug 10, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Take a look at the life and times of German-born physicist Albert Einstein. It's not all E = MC². Presented by Jessie Wingard

Bought by KRZA, WYAP, KCHU, WMUU-LP, WNMU-FM and more


  • Added: Aug 08, 2017
  • Length: 30:02
  • Purchases: 6
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This week we meet a photographer documenting the plight of statelessness.Also on WorldLink, growing up in the world's largest refugee camp. And we'...

  • Added: Aug 04, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
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Belize has to choose between ecotourism and agriculture, Galapagos’ biodiversity is under threat and Bali is caught between conservation and island...

Bought by KRZA, WMUU-LP, WYAP, KMXT, WTJU and more


  • Added: Aug 03, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 8
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Has The Donald trumped Putin with sanctions? Is diesel running on empty in Germany? He said he was standing down because he can barely stand up, ...

  • Added: Aug 03, 2017
  • Length: 59:01
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Cholera and war in Yemen / Living way beyond the world's resources / Helping Geeks in Gaza / Halal holidays / Refuge for writers in Anne Frank's ...

Bought by WNMU-FM and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Aug 02, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Across myriad cultures, human beings can tell when wild animals are upset, what does this mean? / Why the western world is half the man it used to ...

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


  • Added: Aug 01, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 5
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We’ll delve into life at an American prison and meet an inmate who used the time he served to make art. And breaking out – how one gang member in H...

  • Added: Aug 01, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
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From bio-hacking to crowd-butchering, solar-powered milk cans to livestock resilient enough for Africa's drought-ridden future. And two words: came...

Bought by KWIT, WNMU-FM, WMUU-LP, WXDU, WYAP and more


  • Added: Jul 27, 2017
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 9
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The showdown between the EU and Poland over judicial reform, a controversial new labelling law in Italy, why Cypriots pushing for reunification are...

  • Added: Jul 27, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
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Humanitarian crisis in the Central African Republic / Comic relief in Lebanon / Eritrea's only brewery / Open Air opera on a truck / Presented by A...

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


  • Added: Jul 26, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Thousands of people die yearly as a result of illegal drugs. The basis for the majority of these deaths is addiction, and this week’s show will loo...

Bought by KCHU, KRZA, WYAP, KWIT, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Jul 25, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 7