Why you can teach funny

Comedy is an art form. Kate Smurthwaite explains.

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NI 513 - A better media is possible - June, 2018

Media - The Facts

Changing habits; Tech takeover; Trust in media; Who owns it?

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NI 513 - A better media is possible - June, 2018

The selfish giants

So many voices online. Surely that means more diversity and media democracy? Not really, explains Laura Basu.

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NI 513 - A better media is possible - June, 2018

Tell me lies, tell me sweet little lies…

Vanessa Baird writes on the strange mutations of ‘fake news’

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NI 513 - A better media is possible - June, 2018

Fighting Mr Fake

Trump has a precursor – and maybe even a mentor – when it comes to waging war on media he does not like. Iris Gonzales reports from the Philippines.

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NI 513 - A better media is possible - June, 2018

Blueprint for a better media

There is no one magic remedy – but lots of strategies. Vanessa Baird writes.

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NI 513 - A better media is possible - June, 2018

A better media is possible

Trust in tatters. Business model busted. And journalism under attack from all sides. So why does Vanessa Baird think that the news media has a bright future?

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NI 513 - A better media is possible - June, 2018
Media switch off

Media switch off

Update from Kenya by Moses Wasamu.

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NI 511 - Humanitarianism under attack - April, 2018
Radio in exile

Radio in exile

The story of Radio Inzamba, daring to report on human rights abuses, told by Giedre Steikunaite.

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NI 509 - What's left for the young? - January, 2018

Why some punchlines are beyond a joke

Jokes may have more power to make people think than facts – but is mainstream comedy doing enough to open people’s minds? Kate Smurthwaite jabs back at the comedians with only easy targets in their sights.

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NI 507 - Humans vs robots - November, 2017

Stormy, vibrant, paradoxical times

As the New Internationalist embarks on its great, democratic, community shares experiment, Vanessa Baird explores the contradictions of today’s media landscape.

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NI 501 - Populism rises again - April, 2017

Building a better media

Hazel Healy on how independent outlets are gaining traction.

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NI 499 - African village - January, 2017

A word with Gloria Steinem

The feminist pioneer talks to Graeme Green about travel, change and the road ahead.

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NI 492 - Technology justice - May, 2016
Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, now running for the 2016 Democratic Party presidential nomination, stopped by the Googleplex for a 'fireside chat' with Eric Schmidt, July 2014.

If Google and Facebook can flip elections does code now rule the real world?

Internet users used to be worried about government control of the web but the opposite may be true, writes Chris Spannos

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NI 490 - Blood brothers - Saudi Arabia and the West - March, 2016

Making waves: Kholoud Waleed

Dario Sabaghi talks to Kholoud Waleed about her battle for freedom of speech in Syria.

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NI 490 - Blood brothers - Saudi Arabia and the West - March, 2016

The Unreported Year

Stories you might have missed in 2015. Compiled by Jo Lateu.

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NI 489 - Humanity adrift: why refugees deserve better - January, 2016
Carry-on up the Limpopo

Carry-on up the Limpopo

Cristiana Moisescu reports on 'cinema in a backpack'.

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NI 487 - Paris climate summit - November, 2015

Patricio Guzmán's search for the truth

Roxana Olivera meets the documentary filmmaker renowned for delving into Chile’s dark past.

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NI 487 - Paris climate summit - November, 2015

Everywhere in chains

Investigative journalist Nick Davies on the myth of press freedom.

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NI 479 - Democracy in the digital era - January, 2015
Rihanna antidote: Odaymara Cuesta from lesbian Cuban rap duo Las Krudas.

Virtuous woman or raunchy sexpot?

Ikamara Larasi dismantles one-sided caricatures of black women in pop culture.

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NI 474 - Feminism fights back - July, 2014

Columnists can damage your health

Why Steve Parry doesn't like newspaper columnists.

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NI 471 - The war on whistleblowers - April, 2014

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A better media is possible June, 2018
A better media is possible June, 2018
A better media is possible June, 2018
A better media is possible June, 2018
A better media is possible June, 2018
A better media is possible June, 2018
A better media is possible June, 2018
Humanitarianism under attack April, 2018
What's left for the young? January, 2018
Humans vs robots November, 2017
Populism rises again April, 2017
African village January, 2017
Technology justice May, 2016
Blood brothers - Saudi Arabia and the West March, 2016
Blood brothers - Saudi Arabia and the West March, 2016
Humanity adrift: why refugees deserve better January, 2016
Paris climate summit November, 2015
Paris climate summit November, 2015
Democracy in the digital era January, 2015
Gold trouble September, 2014
Feminism fights back July, 2014
The politics of language loss June, 2014
The war on whistleblowers April, 2014
The war on whistleblowers April, 2014
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