Underreported Stories – Winners 2019

Image from Popular Feature Award winner 2019, Rebels with a cause.

“Despite the dangers, amazing, insightful and necessary reporting is being done all over the world. We salute the courage and the skills of everyone nominated tonight.” John Willis – Chair of Trustees, One World Media.


In this playlist you’ll find the winners of the One World Media Awards 2019, celebrating the year’s best underreported stories.


Stories that break down stereotypes, change the narrative and connect people from different cultures.


From BBC Africa Eye’s moving investigation into Nigeria’s deadly cough syrup trade to Elle UK’s impressive report on the all-female motorbike squads tackling India’s rape problem, the work highlighted in this playlist exemplifies excellence in media coverage of developing countries.


Across a wide range of media platforms, each of the winners takes a deeper look behind the headlines and brings us untold stories from all over the world.


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The One World Media Awards recognise the best media coverage of developing countries, reflecting the social, political and cultural life of people around the globe. The winners were announced at the awards ceremony held at BAFTA on June 17.

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