Media Watch

'19Jan
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'I'm really uncomfortable in my own skin, with my disabilities and putting them out there for the world to see'

IT’S BEEN AN emotional conversation. A lot of revelations. A lot of vulnerability and opening up.And then, as we close in on the hour mark and everything ebbs to a conclusion, it veers in a completely different...
'19Jan
13

Can leasing land to foreigners bring progress in Africa?

Ideas & Debate Can leasing land to foreigners bring progress in Africa? Sunday, January 13, 2019 22:00 By CAROL MUSYOKA   Sometime in November last year, I received a call from a BBC journalist who...
'19Jan
13

Photos: The Forgotten Old People Of Venezuela

Enlarge this image A resident at the Mother Teresa of Calcutta senior home in Caracas. The people at the home were not reluctant to be photographed, says...
'19Jan
13

How inequality hampers economic growth

MILAN - About a decade ago, the Commission on Growth and Development (which I chaired) published a report that attempted to distill 20 years of research and experience in a wide range of countries into lessons for...
'19Jan
13

How inequality hampers economic growth

MILAN - About a decade ago, the Commission on Growth and Development (which I chaired) published a report that attempted to distill 20 years of research and experience in a wide range of countries into lessons for...
'19Jan
13

The vital isolation of indigenous groups

NEW DELHI - The remote coral-fringed North Sentinel Island made headlines late last year, after an American Christian missionary’s covert expedition to convert its residents — the world’s last known pre-Neolithic...
'19Jan
13

My Windrush TV series is personal, says Kwame Kwei-Armah

A long-held wish to bring the story of the Windrush generation and its descendants to a wider audience has come true for a leading director. But as Kwame Kwei-Armah’s dramatic tribute – a series of televised...
'19Jan
13

Don’t believe the hype: the media are unwittingly selling us an AI fantasy | John Naughton

Artificial intelligence (AI) is a term that is now widely used (and abused), loosely defined and mostly misunderstood. Much the same might be said of, say, quantum physics. But there is one important difference,...
'19Jan
13

Blue Whale: What is the truth behind an online 'suicide challenge'?

The "Blue Whale challenge" was reported to be an online "suicide game" aimed at teenagers which set 50 tasks over 50 days. The challenge was alleged to be linked to numerous deaths around the world. But little...
'19Jan
13

Blue Whale: What is the truth behind an online 'suicide challenge'?

The "Blue Whale challenge" was reported to be an online "suicide game" aimed at teenagers which set 50 tasks over 50 days. The challenge was alleged to be linked to numerous deaths around the world. But little...

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