30.05.18

There Are Better Ways To Fight Poverty Than Giving Money To Corporations

“By focusing their branding and marketing around an important societal issue, corporations advance self-serving industrial agendas, thereby avoiding social backlash.”

12.04.18

Oxfam Sex Scandal: (In)human(e)itarianism and the hypersexualised “adultification” of black girls

The recent revelations of sexual exploitation by representatives of British humanitarian aid organisations in Haiti and South Sudan.

19.12.17

Aid scepticism isn’t damaging donations to international charities – but it might in future

This blog post is about the possible future effects of aid scepticism on donations to international charities and was originally written on The Conversation by Nicola Banks.

25.08.17

What makes news humanitarian?

The dilemmas of reporting on suffering

28.07.17

LSE/Birkbeck research on donor-NGO: What is it about “broken” that we don’t understand?

New research highlights major issues with the ‘broken’ contract between donor and INGO

19.07.17

Aid organisations and media: a new look at the problem of ‘branding’

The relationship between the two professions has many hidden problems.