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Why language matters when covering disability
June 13, 2022

Why language matters when covering disability

Language matters when covering disability. Liz Ombati, a disability rights advocate who works with IBT member Sightsavers, believes it's time for the media to do more to accurately reflect the lived experience of people with disabilities.

Speaking up on behalf of the children of Ukraine
May 20, 2022

Speaking up on behalf of the children of Ukraine

Emily Wight, Save the Children’s Global Media Manager, is just back from L’viv, where she was tasked with speaking up on behalf of the children of Ukraine. Here, she reflects on her experience.

An action plan for tackling disinformation
May 04, 2022

An action plan for tackling disinformation

How can we do more to stem the tide of disinformation and promote a thriving and inclusive digital space? Stephanie Diepeveen from the ODI’s Digital Societies Initiative explains why banning content producers is not the answer.

Charity campaigning – a watershed moment
April 29, 2022

Charity campaigning – a watershed moment

Earlier this week we published our new report Charity campaigning – where next? IBT Director Mark Galloway chaired the launch event and reflects on a fascinating discussion.

Charity campaigners need to be bolder and braver
April 11, 2022

Charity campaigners need to be bolder and braver

For IBT’s new report Charity campaigning - where next? Katie Tiffin talked to campaigners and social media experts about how charity campaigners can build on past successes and be more effective in the future.

The media has a huge responsibility as it reports the war in Ukraine and the likely movement of millions of refugees
March 02, 2022

The media has a huge responsibility as it reports the war in Ukraine and the likely movement of millions of refugees

Media coverage of the Russian invasion of Ukraine has played a crucial role in helping us to understand a rapidly changing situation. Now, with millions of Ukrainians on the move, we need to ensure that the media does not feed into negative, racist or stereotypical rhetoric with regard to refugees, writes Kim Nelson. Russia’s invasion…

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