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Listen to Plan B explain the inspiration behind the new ill Manors project with BBC 1Xtra here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t9B0y9oV7Mk

Single out on 25th March / Film in cinemas 4th May

This advert for the Guardian’s open journalism imagines how they might cover the story of the Three Little Pigs in print and online.


Nike has launched a campaign for the new year, ‘Make It Count’. The campaign stars a number of the UK’s top athletes making personal pledges for 2012 and encourages everyone else to join in on Twitter, by announcing their own goals via the hashtag #makeitcount.

 

The Iranian government dictates which haircuts are acceptable. This week’s clip from Amnesty TV looks at the styles approved by the state…can you imagine if David Cameron did this?

Big up to team SB + Channel 4 Education + Battlefront for putting this on. Really well filmed and edited too!

SB.TV and Channel 4 Education present “The Battlefront #DB8″, a brand new concept in political debate. Filmed exclusively at Portcullis House in the Houses of Parliament, a space normally used by MPs, committees and staff that was unlocked for the day by Olympic legacy project somewhereto_.

Battlefront: http://www.battlefront.co.uk/
somewhereto_: http://www.somewhereto.com/
Parliament: http://www.parliament.uk/
SB.TV: http://www.youtube.com/user/smokeybarz

Current TV is a channel dedicated to documentaries and untold stories from around the world. Avaliable on SKY 183 / Virgin 155 and online at http://current.com/

Bands from Afghanistan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and Australia all took part in Afghanistan’s first music festival in more then 30 years this weekend – ‘Sound Central’

If you like this post, then why not check out Skateistan: To Live and Skate in Kabul

Film-maker Andrew Rossi gains unprecedented access to the newsroom at The New York Times at a time of fundamental change for newspaper journalism.

Out Now at selected cinemas.

Yes it’s lunchtime so here is a food related post! Trini-Paki Boys (yes the actual name) of Fatima Khan’s street food operation on 43rd Street & 6th Avenue in New York. She serves up serious curried chicken, roti, rice etc….and was a finalist of the annual Vendy Award’s in New York! . Check out more videos of the finalists over http://www.youtube.com/user/vendyawards#p/u  and one last thing how sick is her accent!!!

Nick Cunnard spends a day at Faisal Barbers in Harlesden, London to take a deeper look into the life of a barbershop and finds out that it’s not just football, football and errr football that is the topic of conversation!

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