DW Documentaries

Unbiased information for free minds

Deutsche Welle (DW) is Germany’s international broadcaster and one of the most successful and relevant international media outlets. We provide journalistic content in 32 languages, giving people worldwide the opportunity to form their own opinions.

In 2021, DW reached a new high of 289 million user contacts a week – an increase of 40 million (16 percent) from last year. Online offerings overtake TV formats for the first time. DW’s online services account for 122 million weekly user contacts. The strongest online platforms are Facebook and YouTube. TV usage reaches 117 million contacts per week and radio usage remains stable at 50 million.

By 2025, DW wants to strengthen its position as an essential source of digital information that inspires its target group with regionally-relevant, on-demand content that encourages dialogue.