Opinion

Why are we so drawn to Game of Thrones?

We are drawn to GOT in this particular time in our contemporary "post-truth" world because its fiction is truthful.

Hamid Dabashi

by Hamid Dabashi

Hamid Dabashi

The Listening Post

OFCOM's role as arbiter of good British TV

With UK elections approaching, we look at the British broadcasting regulator's responsibilities and its limited remit.

The Listening Post

CPR for Greece's ERT

We look at the resurrection of Greece's state-owned broadcaster and what it means for the local media.

Innovate Africa

Entertaining Africa

Africans are taking the reigns in the gaming industry and music distribution while using TV to explore political satire.

The Listening Post

Ferguson: Riots, race and the media

The Listening Post examines the news coverage of race in the US; plus, fonts and the news media.

Politics

Bangladesh freedom of speech in question

Journalists and political opposition unhappy about proposed broadcast laws, which they say could hinder free speech.

Witness

Kismet: How Soap Operas Changed the World

An inspirational film that uncovers the impact of Turkish soap operas on women across the Arab world and beyond.

Soapbox Mexico

How a soap survives

How to keep a telenovela profitable and demanding sponsors happy while inspiring the production team to stay passionate.