Topic : Media & Society

  • 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

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    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

  • Children sit during a morning assembly at a school Forum Article

    Do good things come to those who wait?

    It’s an iconic test of willpower: sit a child down in front of a marshmallow, tell the child that he/she… more

  • A video installation by Mexican artist Miguel Chevalier titled ?Ultra-Nature? is projected onto a wall in the heart of the city at the Singapore Art Museum Forum Article

    Why innovation needs both art and science

    The most creative innovations of the digital age came from those who were able to connect the arts and… more

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    How to stop foreign TV eroding local culture

    The idea that television can transform culture has been prominent in the political… more

  • Girls look at a poster, distributed by UNICEF, bearing information on and illustrations of best practices that help prevent the spread of Ebola virus disease (EVD), in the city of Voinjama, in Lofa County in this handout photo Young Global Leaders Video

    Attacking the information failures on Ebola

    Every day marks a new deadly chapter in the Ebola crisis. As of this week more than… more