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

Reports

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

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The future of children’s television – Ofcom’s verdict

Ofcom, the media regulator, has announced its findings following a review of children’s television in the UK. It has concluded that the commercial public service broadcasters (Channel 4, ITV and Channel 5) should be providing more original content for children, particularly for older age groups. This is something that IBT has been arguing for, for […]

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Dear journalists, we want to be more honest with you. For starters, don’t call us charities

An opinion piece By Simon O’Connell, Executive Director, Mercy Corps. Yumbe is about as far north and west in Uganda as it is possible to go. A dozen years ago I worked in this part of Africa, and I went back there recently. Much has changed. Four years of civil war in neighbouring South Sudan has […]

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Liz Corbin from BBC World News

Meeting the editors

So what happens at an IBT briefing? We hold these events regularly so that our members can meet face to face with media decision makers. Our last briefing was with Liz Corbin, Head of News at BBC World News. The BBC is, of course, a leading broadcaster when it comes to international content so we were all […]

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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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  • Events
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    Member-only

    • 20
      Sep

      Briefing with Channel 4 News

      Liliane Landor, newly installed as Head of Foreign News at Channel 4 News, talks about her priorities, the sort of stories she’s looking for and the best way to pitch ideas to her.

      This is a free event for all IBT members.

      You can follow Liliane on Twitter @lilo11

      Time: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
      Location: International Broadcasting Trust
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