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Financial sustainability concerns media startups

Media sector in Lebanon face major economic challenges. Technology is an opportunity to launch media startup projects, but the challenge remains in financial sustainability.

There are many media startup projects in Lebanon, like “Daraj” website establsiehd by Alia Ibrahim, the radio program “The Lebanese Politics Podcast” established by Nizar hasan, in addition to “labneh & facts” established by Marie Jose Daoud. The video presents the experience of these people and the challenges they face n terms of viability.

In this regard, Maharat Foundation launched a study about Media Startups in Lebanon within the Digital Media Viability Lab aiming at supporting independent media platforms in the Arab World.