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Why humanised media coverage of Gaza is so important
March 26, 2024

Why humanised media coverage of Gaza is so important

Since the attacks of October 7 last year, the violence in Gaza has dominated the headlines. For IBT member Medical Aid for Palestinians, that’s meant an unprecedented amount of media attention. But, as Communications and Campaigns Manager Max Slaughter tells us, media reporting that portrays Palestinians as less than human makes their killing more acceptable.

Charity advertising – time for change?
March 13, 2024

Charity advertising – time for change?

Deborah Adesina and David Girling from the University of East Anglia, recently published an important piece of research, Charity Representations of Distant Others, looking at the images used in charity advertising. The research raises some important issues for charities working in international development. We invited Deborah Adesina to reflect on her findings.

Ukraine – the devastating cost of landmines
February 22, 2024

Ukraine – the devastating cost of landmines

As the war in Ukraine enters its third year, it’s clear that landmines have become one of the main weapons of war. Ukraine looks set to become the most mined country in the world. IBT member MAG is at the centre of efforts to raise awareness and to clear the mines, as Millie Bruce-Watt writes.

Find Out More
April 24, 2024

Briefing on Global Health: BBC News and The Telegraph

We are still having issues with our website. If you would like to register for this event, please email Henry at henry@ibt.org.uk

Speakers:
Tulip Mazumdar, Global Health Correspondent, BBC News
Paul Nuki, Senior Editor, Global Health, Security and Campaigns, The Daily Telegraph

Both The Telegraph and BBC News have a big commitment to covering global health.

We’ll be asking Paul and Tulip about the kind of stories they’re interested in covering and how best to pitch to them and their colleagues.

12- 1.15 Wednesday April 24 on Zoom

Recent Reports

Fighting for Space: International content and the future of public service media in a digital-first era
November 28, 2023

Fighting for Space: International content and the future of public service media in a digital-first era

As the media landscape continues to change rapidly and radically, we are calling for significant changes to how the PSM providers approach international content. 

TikTok: A Guide for Charities
WaterAid staff recording a TikTok video.
February 23, 2023

TikTok: A Guide for Charities

Charity Campaigning: Where Next?
April 26, 2022

Charity Campaigning: Where Next?

Our report shares lessons learnt from campaigners and social media experts about finding the right message, campaigning on social media, utilising the media and campaigning collaboratively. We also explore the current campaigning landscape.

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