Making television an agent of change

Broadcast | Comment | 18 November, 2011 Social impact should be at the forefront of broadcasters’ ambitions, writes Sarah Tierney. Last weekend, my doc The Walking Wounded won the current affairs prize at the 2011 Bafta in Scotland Awards. It attempts to use television as an agent of change and, because of brave commissioning by ...

Top 20 TED talks of all time…

…Happy birthday TED. As TEDTalks celebrate 5 years – and 500 million views – they announce the Top 20 TED Talks of all time (by views). Sir Ken Robinson says schools kill creativity (2006): 8,660,010 views Jill Bolte Taylor’s stroke of insight (2008): 8,087,935 Pranav Mistry on the thrilling potential of SixthSense (2009): 6,747,410 Pattie ...

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