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THE FUTURE OF CHILDREN’S TV

  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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FILMMAKING WITH YOUR SMARTPHONE

“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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3 WAYS CHARITIES CAN HARNESS THE POWER OF THE PODCAST

2018 has been the year of the podcast. Ofcom has found that about 6 million of us in the UK listen to podcasts on a weekly basis – a figure that has almost doubled over the last 5 years. With an endless catalogue of listening options, and more and more organisations turning to the format […]

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How ready are journalists to cover the big humanitarian stories?

An opinion piece by Kate Wright, co-author of The State of Humanitarian Journalism Should Save the Children play a key role in setting up a new worldwide register of suspected sex offenders, whilst being investigated by the charities Commission for its own failure to deal with allegations of sexual misconduct? Are feminist whistle-blowers being marginalised […]

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