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


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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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“The best camera is the one that you have with you.” Everything you need to create engaging, attention-grabbing content is sitting in your back pocket. Gone are the days of dragging around a 30kg camera bag, 5 different lighting fixtures, 3 sound guys and a couple thousand pounds worth of complicated editing software. Smartphones have […]

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New IBT research on children and television

Next spring we will be publishing a new report looking at children and media. The report will examine what children know about the world, where they get their information from and what media content they consume. The aim of the report is to give us an evidence base for our lobbying with UK broadcasters and […]

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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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      Sue Turton, series producer on Unreported World, Channel 4’s international current affairs strand, will talk to us about the stories she’s looking for and how best to pitch to her and her team. She will be joined by the two associate producers working on the series. It’s the perfect time to pitch to Sue as she is currently planning shoots for the next series.

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