Topic : Media & Society

  • TV journalists film on the bed of the Los Laureles reservoir in Tegucigalpa Forum Article

    How to support Latin America’s public media?

    Latin America has a long, fractured, and ultimately failed history of public media. So-called “public… more

  • People walk across a street in Tokyo Forum Article

    How reliable are reported numbers?

    When numbers of any sort are presented in mathematics, science, business, government… more

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    How to make the most of human waste

    A British “poo bus” went into service last week, powered by biomethane energy derived from human waste… more

  • Children look at computer screens at a visitor’s gallery in the Marina Barrage in Singapore Global Shapers Article

    How can we protect young people from cyber bullying?

    Every 40 seconds, somewhere in the world, someone commits suicide. The… more

  • This NASA Hubble Space Telescope image was released to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Hubble’s launch and deployment into an orbit around Earth Forum Article

    16 must-read stories for the weekend

    1. Seven reasons your board may be more sexist than you think. Who gets listened to and who gets… more

  • Volunteers of German army Bundeswehr, wearing protective suits, are seen during an Ebola training session at the Marseille barracks in Appen Global Agenda Councils Article

    5 ways to help stop Ebola

    It will take a vast and complex global coalition to defeat the outbreak of Ebola in West Africa, and the… more

  • A Google employee works on a laptop in front of a mural of the New York City skyline, at the New York City company office Young Global Leaders Article

    “She’s not a geek, she doesn’t belong here”

    I’m a fake. An imposter. I don’t belong here. Those aren’t Radiohead lyrics. This is how women… more

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    Does technological innovation increase unemployment?

    Nobel prize-winning economist Joe Stiglitz has a new NBER paper out that comes to a worrying conclusion… more

  • Thirst4Water Mina Guli Young Global Leaders Article

    How China is tackling its water crisis

    Imagine identifying an issue so big you think you’ll never make a dent in it. Then think about how you’d… more

  • Members of the public use their mobile devices to take photographs of Britain’s Prince William and his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge at a walk about in Brisbane Forum Article

    5 ways to succeed in the digital revolution

    In every sector, business models are quickly evolving in the face of technology. That opens up vast… more

  • A woman uses her Apple iPhone while waiting to cross 5th Avenue in New York Forum Article

    How do we make decisions?

    Every day we make simple decisions — what to eat, what to wear — that may be influenced by the views… more

  • People use computers at an internet cafe in the Hodan area of Mogadishu Forum Article

    How do we get internet access for all?

    In the developed world, internet access is getting close to saturation point throughout the population… more

  • Commuters stand at an open doorway of a suburban train during the morning rush hour in Kolkata Forum Article

    What can India do about disease?

    The number of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) is rising at an alarming rate across the world. India now… more

  • A woman walks on the beach as the sun sets between buildings in Recife Forum Article

    19 must-read stories for the weekend

    1. Top 10 gender equal countries in the world. The Nordics dominate, and Rwanda climbs to seventh in our… more

  • To match Feature IRAN-SANCTIONS/GADGETS Forum Article

    10 facts about internet use in the Middle East

    Qatar’s Ministry of Information and Communications Technology (ictQATAR) published a new full length study on… more

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    Do young people care about politics?

    A report conducted by ShareThis, the company behind a popular content-sharing widget, indicates that… more

  • Gloved hands of army nurse seen during demonstration of an isolation chamber at Bundeswehr Clinc in Koblenz Forum Article

    19 must-read stories for the weekend

    1. We all have a stake in the battle against Ebola. This disease respects no borders, says Ellen Johnson… more

  • A woman uses her mobile phone to download books in a free mobile library in central Kiev Forum Article

    Six ways the internet of things will affect our jobs

    As the internet of things starts to underpin more and more industries, businesses… more