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Radar’s Origin Story – an interview with Libby Drew, founder of Radar
In this interview, Libby shares her experiences as a young journalist as well as the power of collaborative storytelling
Join our Freelance Team
On Our Radar is looking for new freelancers to support our community journalism and co-production work.
The power of civic tech: a conversation with Social Tech Trust
Last year, Radar spoke to Social Tech Trust about the potential of civic tech, particularly in light of the pandemic.
Into a new decade of storytelling
Radar's new Managing Director, Clare Kiely, shares her passion for stories and her motivation for joining Radar.
Radar turns 10 and welcomes in a new era of leadership!
We are celebrating 10 years of community reporting and will soon be welcoming our new Managing Director, Clare Kiely.
The changing face of community engagement
What is the best way to engage our communities? When restrictions ease, do we remain online or return to face-to-face?
Small-scale fisheries and the importance of women’s voices
At a webinar earlier this year, Radar shared the importance of women's voices in community reporting and research
Dementia & Us: Personal Reflections
Our Head of Productions, Paul Myles, has been working on Dementia & Us - here he reflects on this personal project
Testimony as spotlight
Personal testimony gives us rich insight into social harms.
Onboarding and Best Practice
Onboarding is one of the most critical moments of engagement - it is an opportunity to establish mutual understanding.
Guest Blog: Change Makers ‘In Conversation With…’
Leonard Cheshire shares the first in a series of Change Makers 'In Conversation With...' sessions.
The Importance of Women’s Voices in Community Reporting
Even after some progress in addressing issues around gender inequality, women remain vastly underrepresented globally.
What Makes a Project Successful?
The success of Beyond the Bite lies in its community reporter network - with a real sense of investment and enthusiasm.
My Story Matters: Discovery Report Launch
My Story Matters worked with young people to better understand why they were missing from domestic violence services.
Why shouldn’t we be designing training that is universally accessible? Do we not all learn when training is well-paced?
The Importance of Meaningful Consent
A richer entry point has the benefit of keeping people engaged for longer - they see us as a collaborating partner.
Dealing with Inciting Language, Hate Speech and Conspiracy
Often the desire to create an unfiltered platform for community voices can be tricky.
An Interview with Tom from Camden Disability Action
Tom reflects on the experience and discusses the importance of amplifying Disabled people's voices.
Getting Accessibility Right
Making communication materials more accessible can feel like a sizeable undertaking, yet it is so incredibly important.
The Hidden Success of Beyond the Bite
The increased confidence, capacity, and conviction of the reporter network in Sierra Leone is an incredible success.
Trust as a Glass Bauble
Reciprocal trust with a community is important - it lays the ground for real collaboration and community-led change.
The loneliness line: voicing isolation in Britain today
9 million British adults feel alone. Their stories can help services and society and bring people together.
The future of journalism
On Our Radar gives evidence at the House of Lords Communications & Digital Select Committee on the future of journalism
My pregnancy story
Eastina, our Community Engagement Officer, reflects on her experience of giving birth in Sierra Leone.
Empty chairs: training in a pandemic
Covid-19 has presented challenges, but it has also provided a unique opportunity to innovate and try something new.
Tech v Abuse: “The line between what’s okay and what’s not okay is not clear”
Susie Hay is a psychotherapist and the Head of Research, Evaluation and Analysis at SafeLives. She is working closely wi…
Is Covid-19 a leveller?
We hear from Head of BBC Young Reporter and Radar Associate Josie Verghese on whether the Covid-19 really is a leveller.
Zero malaria starts with me
World Malaria Day every year is commemorated with events all over the world. In Sierra Leone, the National Malaria Contr…
Malaria song released to commemorate son
Radar Reporter, Emmanuel lost his son to malaria. Today he releases a song to ensure other parents know the symptoms.
“For this small amount of gold we risk our lives”
Malaria deaths could double due to Covid-19 disruptions. Some families have no choice but to face that risk.
The most vulnerable are, for once, central to the world’s conversations
Our tools hold value for organisations looking to increase engagement with communities during this time of isolation
“A single story told is a thousand stories untold”
Maria Njeri discusses the power of '2030 and Counting', a global reporting initiative led by youth with disabilities.
InsideStory: Dementia Diaries
Steve Milton, Director of Innovations in Dementia talks to Radar on why there is no definitive “the dementia experience"
On Our Radar is the code to the hidden stories
Mohamed Camara on his early days as a community reporter
InsideStory: Covering malaria in Sierra Leone
InsideStory: Chris Walters, Content & Advocacy Manager, talks to Elizabeth Hughes about supporting the story of malaria
Why we need to hear from those in the margins of society
Paul Myles: Participatory media is about rawness, anger and a new kind of expert
The Elephant in the Room
Elhum Shakerifar: On the importance of amplifying quieter voices
Breaking down walls
Brigitte Sossou Perenyi: Why my story had to be told in my own words
Ask a young person caught up in knife crime: “what matters to you?” That is the bigger story
Sally Zlotowitz: How do you build conviction among the young people that you work with?
Why we shouldn’t be a voice for the voiceless
Libby Drew: The world is full of hidden experts
The Danger of Distrust
Libby Drew: The role of conviction in collaborative storytelling