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  1. ITVS Honored at the 72nd Annual Peabody Awards

    May 21, 2013

    Summer Pasture and the Why Poverty? series were among the programs honored on Monday at the George Foster Peabody Awards in New York City. Administered by the University of Georgia’s Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication, the Peabody is one of the most prestigious honors in electronic media. The 72nd Annual Peabody Award Luncheon on

  2. Two ITVS Programs Win Peabody Awards

    March 27, 2013

    Summer Pasture and the Why Poverty? series were among the ITVS programs to earn the George Foster Peabody Awards this year. Administered by the University of Georgia’s Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication, the Peabody is one of the most prestigious honors in electronic media.Congratulations to the filmmakers on this incredible

  3. Online Symposium Examines and Asks: Why Poverty?

    December 7, 2012

    Women play a vital role in the economic prosperity of their families, communities, and countries. Yet in every part of the world, women work longer hours than men, are consistently paid less for their work, are at a higher risk of unemployment, and are far more likely to live in poverty. This central theme is the topic of a global online film symposium

  4. Welcome to the World, Tonight on Why Poverty?

    November 28, 2012

    130 million babies are born each year, and not one of them decides where they'll be born or how they'll live. Welcome to the World premieres tonight as part of the Why Poverty? series special on Global Voices. Apart from those in the medical profession, there can’t be many men in the world who have seen as many babies born as I did this year. It all started when I

  5. Poor Us: An Animated History of Poverty

    November 27, 2012

    The poor may always have been with us, but attitudes towards them have changed. Beginning in the Neolithic Age, Ben Lewis's film Poor Us, which premieres tonight as part of the Why Poverty? series special on Global Voices, takes us through the changing world of poverty. You go to sleep, you dream, you become poor through the ages. And when you awake, what