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Peace, media and change

Darlington Meeting House was the venue for Northern Friends Peace Board’s conference on ‘Changing the Narrative for Peace – Critical role of the media’ on 24th September. Organised by the Board’s ‘Sustainable Security’ project group, the event was attended by around 40 participants, speakers and committee members. Local Quakers supported throughout the day with a warm welcome and hospitality.

Peace, hope and politics

After a stimulating conference in Darlington last weekend (report to follow soon), this coming weekend NFPB members and other Friends will be gathering at Penrith Meeting House for our third meeting of this year.

Changing the narrative for peace - critical role of the media

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Conference – Darlington 24th September

If the only tool you have is a hammer then every problem looks like a nail‘ – a quotation sometimes used when the possibility of going to war is in the air. It alludes to a wider issue of how we view security and how news sources and other other media outlets frame the discussion.