WORLDbytes latest reports include ‘aimless’ G20 protests, inspiration from India, a pro-runway prote
WORLDbytes, the online news channel, has today launched its latest round of insightful news reports and programmes shot by young volunteers.
[UKPRwire, Wed Apr 15 2009] WORLDbytes, the online news channel, has today launched its latest round of insightful news reports and programmes shot by young volunteers. The line up of reports are:
On the much hyped G20 protests, reporter Luke Gittos searches in vain for a clear message from protestors and interviews economy blogger and cScape CEO Rob Killick who argues for a complete political rethink.
At HAFAD (Hammersmith and Fulham Action for Disability), young disabled members want opportunities not pity and Esme Young reveals disabled volunteers face additional ludicrous obstacles such as CRB checks before being allowed to help out.
Secret filming in London suburbs suggests seemingly innocuous pensioners are behind what’s been dubbed “Slipper crime” and are terrifying young people.
Coverage of an extraordinary debate between Anne Furedi, chief executive of the British Pregnancy Advisory Service and Professor John Wyatt takes us beyond the usual tired arguments to draw out a pro-human approach to abortion.
Economics journalist Stuart Simpson, heads up the Don’t Shout at the telly – economy special and points the finger at politicians inability to take the lead.
A glimpse of Debating Matters India is sure to inspire, with aspirant 16 year olds holding forth on issues from clinical trials to India’s future.
Is a ‘human rights’ perspective the way forward for youth work? At a conference arranged by the YMCA, Saleha Ali says it denies us the capacity to better our own lives. One youth worker has to hand over data on young people to the police and is advised to leave the job or challenge this practice.
On the chill out desk scientist Joe Kaplinsky explains what nuclear energy is and concludes we should chill out about the risks and enjoy the benefits of cheap electricity.
Do we want a third runway? Making the case outside parliament a Modern Movement demand better transport and freedom of the skies for all.
WORLDbytes is an alternative on-line channel of reports and programmes created by a crew of young volunteers which aim to get behind the headlines and promote a people-first perspective on a wide-range of issues. The programme’s credo is “don’t shout at the telly, change the message on it”.
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