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  • A Beginner’s Guide to Open Source Investigation

    A new wave of open source, ‘couch-investigators’ are transforming investigative journalism. We asked the team at BBC Africa Eye to share their top tips for getting started. with Daniel Adamson and Ben Strick, BBC Africa Eye   A new brand of techniques dubbed ‘open-source investigations’ are making use of open data sets, satellite imagery and…

  • We’re expanding our Fellowship to support more journalists across Africa!

    We are very excited to announce our new partnership with Google News Initiative which will extend the impact of our Fellowship to provide funding and support to an additional 10 African journalists.   Open to journalists from across Africa working in print, radio, film or multimedia, the new initiative will support those looking for the experience and connections they…

  • How I pitched my documentary to Vice

    Doc filmmaker and Global Short Docs participant, Owen Kean discusses finding a story, pitching with confidence and working with Vice. By Owen Kean   Pakistan’s Forgotten Dead, has over 300,000 views on YouTube and 2 million views on Facebook. The kind of audience doc filmmaker, Owen Kean, never dreamed of reaching whilst he was filming…

  • A Right to Report

    Though there is a growing recognition of the threats to media freedom, journalists and filmmakers are increasingly under pressure to report against the backdrop of restrictions, imprisonment and violence.   Al Jazeera journalist Mahmoud Hussein was arrested and jailed in Egypt 2 years ago.   Whether you’re a freelance reporter, a large broadcaster or a…

  • Staff Pick: Living the Chinese Dream

    For years the Chinese city of Yiwu has welcomed business-savvy Syrians, Yemenis, Libyans and Iraqis, but without laws recognising refugees many of the city’s migrants are worried about how long they will be able to stay in what has become their second home. Directed by Shanshan Chen     Q+A with the filmmaker For this…

  • 5 ways journalists can improve diversity in the media

    PressPad founder and One World Media alumni, Olivia Crellin shares her top 5 tips for how media professionals can work towards improving representation in the media. By Olivia Crellin The culture, composition and atmosphere of our workplaces and industry are the responsibility of us all. While it may seem that only those in positions of…

  • Staff Pick: Love in the Factories

    Pressured into conforming to heterosexual expectations, LGBT women seek refuge by going to work in Cambodia’s garment factories. Directed by Eve Watling     Q+A with the filmmaker For the first of our monthly Staff Pick spotlights, we’re thrilled to introduce the brilliant short doc, Love In The Factories: Cambodia’s Underground LGBT Community. Directed by…

  • Introducing: OWM Presents

    From Sudan’s First Flying Robot Farmer to Korean Lovers in Baghdad, explore a selection of short films, photo essays and articles created by the One World Media alumni in our new playlist! WATCH HERE

  • Celebrating 10 years at One World Media!

    After 10 years at One World Media, Leanne Dmyterko shares her highlights. After an incredible 10 years at One World Media, Leanne Dmyterko is moving on to a new role. Over her time here, Leanne has shaped the One World Media Awards into one of the industry’s most prestigious and exciting events, and she will be greatly missed!…

  • Behind the scenes as a One World Media Trustee

    Executive producer, Monica Garnsey discusses her experiences as a One World Media Trustee.   From judging on our Awards panels and selecting our Fellows, to shaping our fundraising, branding and business strategy, our board of trustees play a crucial role in helping One World Media support strong and independent media coverage from all over the world. With just…