media

  • October 18, 2016

    Our bulletins service will resume shortly, after a period of adjustment following staff changes and additional pressure on resources.

  • October 7, 2016

    The closure of eight independent news and current affairs-focused TV channels effectively ends critical television news reporting in Turkey, says Human Rights Watch. The channels are among 23 television and radio stations reported by the media to face closure on the basis of a Turkish government decree.

  • 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 20, 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 13, 2015

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

  • June 17, 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.