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Playing fair

The world’s conflicts require journalists to be unbiased and incorruptible. Time to rise to the challenge, says Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: India Israel Media Palestine

Eyes on the prize

After researching Amnesty’s media awards, Phil Chamberlain warns not enough is being done to foster diverse human rights journalism.

Filed in: Human Rights Media Peru

To nuke or not to nuke: fictional US attack on Pakistan

Despite a controversial new TV show, Syed Hamad Ali believes literature and cinema could help, rather than hinder, bi-lateral relations.

Filed in: Media Pakistan United States

Why do some conflicts get more media coverage than others?

Nick Harvey considers the role – and the agenda – of the global media in making the news.

Filed in: Africa Conflict Congo Congo, Democratic Republic of Côte d'Ivoire Media Race Society Violence War and Peace

Knowing Riot From Wrong

Jamie Kelsey-Fry on young London filmmakers Fully Focused and the beginnings of a powerful youth movement after last summer’s riots.

Filed in: Film Politics United Kingdom

'At home in this universe': Alice Walker in her own words

The award-winning author, poet and activist considers herself above all a daughter of the Earth, as she explains to Frank Barat.

Filed in: Culture Indigenous Peoples Women

Reading between the lines: journalism in Guatemala

It’s a game of self-censorship, says Anna Bevan – especially for women.

Filed in: Guatemala Media Women

Can revolution be etched in stone?

Tim Gee ponders the pros and cons of raising monuments to radical heroes.

Filed in: Activism Culture United States

Out, damn logo! Reclaiming Shakespeare from the sponsors

An anarcho-thespian performance at the British Museum raises eyebrows – and awareness.

Filed in: Art Corporations Environment

Ratings v quality – time for the media to do the right thing

With education losing out to sensationalism, the current balance is all wrong, says Iris Gonzales.

Filed in: Education Media

Hip-hop: sexist claptrap or revolutionary verse?

Xanna Ward-Dixon ponders whether rap music is a bane or benefit to society at the recent Intelligence Squared debate.

Filed in: Music Youth

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