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Taking British politics, jargon and colonialism out of our language
November 30, 2020

Taking British politics, jargon and colonialism out of our language

Maryam Mohsin, media manager at Bond, is leading a project to review and update some of the language that is commonly used in the international development sector. It’s time, she says, for change.

How British Red Cross found their biggest audience on TikTok
November 13, 2020

How British Red Cross found their biggest audience on TikTok

This year, British Red Cross have grown their TikTok channel into their largest social media audience in just a few months. Nana Crawford, Social Media Manager at British Red Cross, gives her top 5 tips for NGOs wanting to make the most of TikTok

Comic Relief is right to stop sending celebrities to Africa
October 30, 2020

Comic Relief is right to stop sending celebrities to Africa

Comic Relief’s decision to no longer send celebrities to African nations as part of its fundraising appeals is a welcome move, and will hopefully go some way towards dispelling the myths that exist around Africa, says Chine Mcdonald.

Arresting Decline Needs More Arresting Stories
October 15, 2020

Arresting Decline Needs More Arresting Stories

Former IBT Director, Paddy Coulter, believes it’s time for the international development sector to be more assertive in the face of a decline in public support.

The Challenges of Reporting in a Covid World
September 29, 2020

The Challenges of Reporting in a Covid World

Tim Singleton, just a few months into his new role as Head of International News at Sky, gives a personal view of the challenges of reporting in the era of Covid.

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.

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