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5 ways in which the UK media can improve its coverage of COVID-19 in Africa
August 10, 2020

5 ways in which the UK media can improve its coverage of COVID-19 in Africa

The number of confirmed cases in Africa has just passed 1 million. Rates of testing vary dramatically from one country to the next, suggesting we may not be seeing the full picture. With this in mind, here are five ways in which the UK can improve its coverage of the crisis.

How to pitch to The Independent
July 22, 2020

How to pitch to The Independent

For our latest online IBT briefing, we were joined by Michael Herrod, Head of Foreign News and Tom Clarke, Science Editor at ITV News.

Anything But Normal: How the media can be a force for change in the aftermath of Covid-19
A community celebrating the reversal of desertification in the village of Majhoub, Sudan
July 15, 2020

Anything But Normal: How the media can be a force for change in the aftermath of Covid-19

Abbie Wells writes about Practical Action’s new campaign and urges the media to work with INGOs as a force for change in the aftermath of Covid.

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October 06, 2020

Briefing with Sky News

Tim Singleton, Head of International News, will talk us through his priorities for Sky’s international coverage and how best to pitch ideas to him and his team.

Recent Reports

Podcasts: where next?
January 27, 2020

Podcasts: where next?

Podcasts at their best offer an unusually intimate and immersive experience and their huge growth in recent years shows that they are successfully connecting with audiences. But with tens of millions of podcasts now available, how can INGOs best take advantage of this trend? In this report we look at the changing podcast landscape, the…

The Challenge of Children’s TV: How to engage the YouTube generation with the wider world
April 01, 2019

The Challenge of Children’s TV: How to engage the YouTube generation with the wider world

Our goal is that children in the UK grow up with access to media which informs and engages them with the wider world. Find out more in our latest report...

Faking It: Fake News and How it Impacts on the Charity Sector
February 06, 2018

Faking It: Fake News and How it Impacts on the Charity Sector

Fake news is of course a very topical issue and much has been written about it, but this is the first report that examines the implications of fake news for the charity sector.

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