Video Duration 26 minutes 30 seconds
From: The Listening Post

What this year’s Nobel Prize says about the global media climate

Who are the journalists who won the Nobel Peace Prize this year and what’s the message to international media? Plus, a look at the US military-gaming complex.

For the first time in 85 years, the Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to two journalists. What does this tell us about the state of global journalism?

Contributors:
Rana Ayyub – Journalist
Agnes Callamard – Secretary General, Amnesty International
Julie Posetti – Global director of research, International Center for Journalists
Ilya Yablokov – Lecturer in Journalism and Digital Media, Sheffield University

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Just a game?: The US military-gaming complex

War is not a game. But it is for the video games industry and it is proving to be a useful ally for the United States military.

Contributors:
Nick Robinson – Associate Professor of Politics and International Studies, University of Leeds
Matthew Gault – Reporter, VICE
Rami Ismail – Video game developer


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