The BBC World Service’s coverage of humanitarian crises

Max Slaughter

January 25, 2018


By Max Slaughter (@maxslaughter). Mainstream news organisations are regularly criticised for either under-reporting or completely omitting humanitarian crises from their coverage. Research recently published by Care International showed that 1/3 of people in need of aid in 2017 received only 2.5% of media coverage. In order to investigate these criticisms further, we have been analysing […]

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Great episode of #ThinkingAllowed this week on the idea of 'Post Truth' with @ProfSteveFuller @Hpluckrose @andrew_chadwick. Good to see the wider intellectual context discussed, not just panic (/exaggeration) about crisis in journalism