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Explosive weapons are destroying Gaza. It’s time to stop using them on civilians
April 22, 2024

Explosive weapons are destroying Gaza. It’s time to stop using them on civilians

IBT member Humanity & Inclusion has worked in Gaza and the West Bank for almost 30 years, providing rehabilitation care, psychosocial support and access to education for disabled and vulnerable people. Their Chief Executive, George Graham, has been campaigning for more than a decade against the use of explosive weapons in populated areas. He outlines the devastating effects of bombing towns and cities and the horrific impact this is having right now on civilians in Gaza.

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.

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May 21, 2024

Screening: Unreported World: Haiti: Pregnant & On the Run

Thank you for your interest in this event. We are now at capacity. If you wish to be added to the waiting list, please register as normal and we will get in touch if there is space. 

Channel 4 will be hosting a special screening of this recent episode of Unreported World for IBT members in collaboration with One World Media. The film investigates the plight of pregnant women who are fleeing gang violence in Haiti and having their babies in the neighbouring Dominican Republic. Unreported World is Channel 4’s primetime global current affairs strand with a focus on telling stories that do not usually reach the mainstream media. We’re delighted to partner with them for this event.

The screening will be followed by a Q and A and networking.

Speakers:

Chair: Krishnan Guru-Murthy, Lead Presenter, Channel 4 News

Guillermo Galdos, Latin America correspondent, Channel 4 News

Russell Gates, Regional Director, Central Africa and Haiti, Concern Worldwide

Andy Lee, Series Producer for Unreported World, Channel 4 (@AndyLeeC4)

Nevine Mabro, Commissioning Editor, News and Current Affairs, Channel 4

 

The screening will take place at Channel 4 in Horseferry Road, London SW1 on Tuesday May 21st. This is an in-person event only. There will be no livestream.

Schedule:
6.30pm registration and drinks
7pm Film screening and Q and A
8pm Networking and drinks
8.30pm Event ends

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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