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Thursday 24 March 2016, 7:00 PM

The Future of Europe

In light of the recent terror attacks in Brussels, and ahead of the 23 June referendum, we will be joined by journalists who cover the continent to discuss the crisis it faces on all sides – and what the prospect of Brexit spells for the future of Europe.

Wednesday 4 June 2014, 7:00 PM

First Wednesday: The Hunt for Nigeria’s Missing Schoolgirls

The recent abduction by militant Islamist group Boko Haram of more than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls sparked global outrage, leading to the #BringBackOurGirls campaign and military assistance from Britain, the US, France and China. With attacks in northern Nigeria on the increase we will be bringing together a panel of experts to examine the emergence of Boko Haram and what is being done to combat them.

April 18, 2012

Twitter and the ethics of covering the Breivik trial

There is a dilemma for journalists covering the trial of Anders Behring Breivik — the man who has admitted killing 77 people on 22 July in Norway last summer. On the one hand, Breivik is gaining another bout of publicity for his crimes. On the other, the journalist’s role is to document a trial which […]

June 27, 2009

Breaking news EXPLAINED

Say no more… found via Frontline blogger Mike Hills who is in Beirut and blogs with us here.