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  • How To Defend Media Freedom In Cyberspace

    On Tuesday November 2nd, 2021, One World Media hosted an event in collaboration with Al Jazeera and the Journalism Department at City, University of London in recognition of the International Day to End Impunity Against Journalists. We spoke with journalists and experts across the industry to discuss strategies for reporting safely in a world where technology exposes journalists to increased risks.

  • 5 Steps To Protecting Yourself As A Journalist

    There has never been a more dangerous time to be a journalist. Governments and international lawmakers must act now to better protect journalists all over the world. However, for many journalists, protecting themselves against threats and abuses for reporting the truth and holding power to account is, unfortunately, a day to day necessity.

  • Announcing our new Acting Director

    This announcement comes as Gemma Bradshaw steps down from her role as Director of One World Media to take maternity leave.

  • Jon Snow journalist announced as patron

    Introducing our new patron: Jon Snow

    We are excited to welcome journalist and broadcaster Jon Snow as One World Media’s new patron!

  • 14 rising stars in documentary filmmaking

    We are thrilled to announce the 14 filmmakers who have been selected to attend the Global Short Docs Forum and have the chance to pitch their stories to commissioners from some of the industry’s most established digital platforms.

  • How two filmmakers risked everything to report from the frontlines of India’s covid crisis

    How two filmmakers risked everything to report from the frontlines of India’s covid crisis

    Over an incredibly demanding year-long shoot, Global Short Docs alumni Prashun Mazumdar and his co-director Suyash Shrivastava filmed the moving Al Jazeera 101 East documentary, India’s COVID Warriors. From the impossible logistics to the emotional highs and lows, we spoke to the filmmakers to learn more about how they made this documentary during a global pandemic.  

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    5 reasons to apply for short documentary training

    Over the last decade, there has been a huge explosion of online content. With this has come an increased demand for short form documentaries and the filmmakers with the skills and experience…

  • tips for pitching documentary to commissioners

    6 things commissioners look for in your short documentary pitch

    There’s no secret sauce, but we’ve spoken to enough commissioners in our time to share some of their best tips!

  • Apply now for the Global Short Docs Forum

    After an exciting launch at the Encounters South African International Documentary Festival, applications are now open for the Global Short Docs Forum. If you’re working on a short documentary, we want to hear from you!

  • Announcing the winners of the One World Media Awards 2021!

    Today we announced the winners of the annual One World Media Awards! The winners represent the year’s best media coverage of the global south across 15 categories.

  • 7 ways to build connections as a freelance journalist

    Building a professional network can often feel like a thankless task. Especially as a freelancer. But having a community of likeminded peers around you can be invaluable.

  • Meet the future of international reporting…

    We received over 400 applications to this Fellowship, almost twice as many as we have ever received before. The competition was tough, and making the selection was even tougher! A huge congratulations to the 20 selected fellows, who will now embark on a year long programme of development for their projects. We can’t wait to get started.