Category - media

  • September 22, 2016

    The Northern Friends Peace Board (NFPB) will hold a conference in Darlington on 24 September 2016.  Entitled Changing the narrative for peace - critical role of the media, the conference will explore themes of changing the narrative round peace, security and conflict, using both existing and new media.

  • July 26, 2016

    Amnesty International has expressed concern at reports that the Turkish authorities have issued arrest warrants for 42 journalists.

  • July 22, 2016

    Students of communication and theology will address questions of media and globalisation and then explore how these relate to the theme of religion in mass media, as part of a global summer school held from 23 to 31 2016 July in Jamaica.

  • July 21, 2016

    As the sweeping crackdown in Turkey following a failed coup continues, Amnesty International has warned that purges are being extended to censor media houses and journalists, including those critical of government policy.

  • January 8, 2016

    We can't expect political journalists not to have their own political views.

  • September 21, 2015

    As many of us feared, Jeremy Corbyn’s election as leader has resulted in an onslaught of negative stories in the press, with even the liberal Guardian joining in.

  • September 14, 2015

    As a new Shadow Cabinet takes shape, the economy promises to become the most fascinating area of policy debate.

  • June 18, 2015

    Members of the Northern Friends Peace Board met in Glasgow on 13 June to discuss issues from community peacebuilding to the Trident nuclear weapons system.

  • May 7, 2015

    I am often cautious about making election forecasts, but when it comes to the Green Party, I’m unusually confident about my predictions.

  • February 3, 2015

    Greece's new finance minister, Dr Yanis Varoufakis, has made quite an impact during the first few days of the Syriza administration, as he tours both the television studios and (more importantly) the European finance ministers to seek a different approach to the Eurozone crisis.