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The big Serbian information shutdown

Repression, self-censorship and the state funding of media have silenced Serbian journalists critical of the government, writes Alexia Kalaitzi.

Filed in: Media Politics

What the US made of Thomas Picketty

Mark Engler reports on reactions to a surprise best seller.

Filed in: Economics Media United States

We need to look past, not at, disability

People living with disability face fear, prejudice and awkwardness in their interactions with others, says Koren Helbig.

Filed in: Disability Media Society

Do violent images obscure the humanity of people in the Middle East?

Photographs depicting extremism in the conflict-stricken region widen the gap between ‘us’ and ‘them’, argues Jose Vericat. 

Filed in: Media Middle East

Columnists can damage your health

Why Steve Parry doesn’t like newspaper columnists.

Filed in: Media

The BBC having Clegg and Farage debate immigration is a bad-taste joke

It’s like asking whether you should beat your wife weekly or daily, complains Kate Smurthwaite.

Filed in: Europe Media Migration Politics

The beginning of the end for the fossil-fuel spin machine

Jamie Kelsey-Fry on why the desperate measures being taken by the pro-fracking lobby will fail.

Filed in: Activism Energy England Environment Media Power Sustainability

$500,000 a week? For kicking a football around?

Money has turned the beautiful game ugly, says Alan Hughes.

Filed in: Economics Media Sport Work

‘You need a thick skin to cope with disability’

Other people’s comments can be devastating – but a Twitter campaign is exposing the ‘able’ world’s prejudices and ignorance. Koren Helbig explains.

Filed in: Activism Disability Media

PHOTO ESSAY: music to my ears

In the second installment of our mini photo series on ‘local community projects’, Angie Davila shines a light onto Crystal Palace, South London.

Filed in: Media

PHOTO ESSAY: a sense of company

David Severn captures the connection between young people and their surroundings through dance.

Filed in: Art Media Youth

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