The International Broadcasting Trust works with the media to ensure that UK audiences remain engaged with global issues.


Faking It

Fake news and how it impacts on the charity sector.

Video First

Is video the best way to promote your charity?

Climate Change on TV

What the Paris agreement means for broadcasters


Shortlist announced for the IBT international TV award

  A big thank you to all our members who nominated their favourite international TV programme of 2018. We now have a shortlist of six programmes for our annual award which we run in conjunction with the influential audience group, Voice of the Listener and Viewer.   The six shortlisted programmes, in alphabetical order, are: […]

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IBT sponsor an International Television Award

    This year IBT are sponsoring an International Television Award in collaboration with Voice of the Listener and Viewer, the well respected audience lobby group. VLV’s annual awards celebrate the contribution made to the UK by high-quality public service programmes. Our award recognises the best international television programme broadcast in 2018 and the shortlist […]

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  In the spring we will be publishing a new research report that looks at children, how they see the world, where they get their information from, which media they consume and how new media content can be more effectively targeted at children to enable them to be better informed about the rest of the […]

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PUT DOWN YOUR FLAGS: Why consolidation is key to better aid delivery

by Simon O’Connell, Mercy Corps Executive Director South Sudan is host to a myriad of international NGOs. The world’s newest country is in a state of protracted crisis. A combination of long-running conflict, a weak economy and drought has driven 3.7 million South Sudanese from their homes and left seven million people in need of […]

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IBT’s vision is of a world in which the media is a force that enables all people to be active global citizens. Our goal is that people in the UK have access to more and better coverage of the world and are able to find it easily through their favourite media.


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      Laura Cooper, planning editor on the Today programme, will talk to us about the best ways of pitching ideas to the show and suggesting interviewees. Today is keen to broaden its perspective and feature more off agenda international news stories.

      Time: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
      Location: International Broadcasting Trust
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