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How Islamic Relief is using a gaming app to reach young audiences
March 11, 2020

How Islamic Relief is using a gaming app to reach young audiences

Last October Islamic Relief UK launched an innovative gaming app, Virtue Reality. Its aim was to inform young people about how aid works and to tackle prejudice against Muslims. Judith Escribano, Head of Communications at Islamic Relief UK, explains the story behind Virtue Reality.

New ways of telling stories
February 06, 2020

New ways of telling stories

We recently launched our new report Podcasts: where next? In the audience was Catherine Raynor, co-founder of Mile 91, a storytelling agency for charities and changemakers that provides both production and training services. She was previously Head of Media at VSO and during that time was a Trustee of IBT. We asked Catherine to give us her key takeaways from the report.

How Save the Children helped rescue British children trapped in Syria
January 23, 2020

How Save the Children helped rescue British children trapped in Syria

Last Autumn, Save the Children launched a successful campaign to bring the so called ‘ISIS children’ back to the UK. This group of orphans was stranded in an area of Syria previously controlled by ISIS. Media coverage played an important role in the success of the campaign as Dan Stewart, media manager at Save the Children explains.

Find Out More
April 28, 2020

How to get the best out of Twitter

In this session we’ll be looking at how INGOs can make the best use of the platform. Our two speakers are Katy Minshall, Head of Policy and Philanthropy at Twitter and Simon Edmunds, Senior Digital Manager at Save the Children.

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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