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Designing the news
How do you unpack stories in the most engaging way while building a credible and comprehensive brand? Monocle Films showcases best design for paper and screen too.
The power of journalism
What’s the future of media? We take a look into the art of original reporting and see why we devour stories in different ways.
Let’s talk about it
Can good design cut through the babble? Who are the media players that still engage us in print and beyond? How can technology become less demanding and more friendly? And what happens when we stop meeting face to face? This film set up the digital-versus-analogue debate at Monocle’s Quality of Life Conference in Vienna.
State of the news
Burma's national broadcaster, MRTV, was once a government mouthpiece. As the country slowly turns to democracy, Monocle films goes behind the scenes to see if it can change with the times.
We visit the members’ clubs where foreign journalists find a home away from home (and a good supper) in Tokyo, Bangkok and Hong Kong.
Spread the Word
There is a weight of passion, wit, intellect and fun to be found on Italy's screens, in its speakers and in its print. Monocle delves into the quirks of the country's news and entertainment, and finds the best of its leaders and merchants.
City Voices - Chicago
Rick Kogan has been a newspaperman in his hometown of Chicago for over 40 years. These days he has a Sunday morning radio show in addition to a column at the Chicago Tribune, and in both his mission is to document life in the city through stories about the people who make up the place. Gabriel Leigh visits Kogan at the Tribune Tower to hear his take on the state of journalism and quality of life in his city.
As a wave of uprisings and revolutions have swept across North Africa and the Middle East, one news channel has been at the heart of the action. From Egypt to Libya, Al Jazeera’s reporting has had a major influence on events on the ground. It has also helped to position Doha as one of the most important capitals in the Arab world.