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New Podcast: When Journalists Organize and Take Back the Newsroom

In the fifth episode of the podcast series Down, but Not Out, produced by CEU Democracy Institute’s Center for Media, Data and Society, Andrea Gálvez, a journalist based in Argentina, takes over and tells the story of Tiempo Argentino's rebirth as a journalistic cooperative.

Before April 2016, it was a printed newspaper, managed by a businessman, with a traditional financing model using advertising to support its operations. The money was mostly coming from government sources, but when the Argentine economy went into recession and the government changed, Tiempo Argentino lost its funding and left 125 workers without their jobs. But the paper did not shot down, it resurrected in the form of a workers' cooperative, becoming the first media in Argentina financed by its readers.

Listen to the episode here.
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