Podcast: Chnl4’s Lindsey Hilsum on unbalanced coverage & public interest

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Podcast featuring Lindsey Hilsum, the international news editor for Channel 4. In this episode, we explore the criticisms journalists face when reporting tragedies in foreign countries.

As well as:
– The lack of attention these serious news pieces receive compared to celebrity news.
Where journalists can improve to change this.
– The forms of abuse journalists receive online
– and her advice on being on the front lines.

 

 

 

 

Links mentioned in this podcast include:

Lindsey Hilsum’s opinion piece

Barry Malone’s, Al Jazeera, opinion piece

Migrants, Terror and the media: reporting and responsibilities event live-blog

Guardian’s News is bad for you opinion piece

 

 

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