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

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Video First

Is video the best way to promote your charity?

Climate Change on TV

What the Paris agreement means for broadcasters

Small Screen, Big World

How UK television portrayed the wider world in January 2016



Blue Planet II

The Blue Planet Effect

How good is TV coverage of the environment? Blue Planet II showed us the damage plastics are doing to our oceans. Hugh’s War on Waste highlighted waste from coffee cups that could not be recycled, vegetables grown by farmers but rejected by supermarkets and excess packaging from suppliers like Amazon. But how could TV do better? […]

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Sheffield DocFest

Sheffield DocFest

For those attending this year’s Sheffield DocFest, the documentary festival, look out for the session entitled SOS Planet Earth – Ways for Docs to Save the World.

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Constructive deconstruction: imagining alternative humanitarian action report

Reimagining the humanitarian system

The Humanitarian Policy Group at ODI has published a fascinating think piece on the future of the humanitarian system.

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At our parliamentary event in May, Simon Terrington, Content Policy Director at Ofcom, gave us up to date figures on children’s viewing habits, how much television they watch, the devices on which they watch it, what they like to watch, what they’d like to see more of.

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    IBT Annual Report 2017

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.

  • Events

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      Briefing with BBC World News

      Liz Corbin, Head of News at BBC World News talks to us about recent changes at the news channel.

      Time: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
      Location: IBT CAN Mezzanine
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      Shooting with a smartphone

      This event is aimed at media officers and others who are required to shoot short videos in the field for social media.

      Time: 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
      Location: IBT CAN Mezzanine
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