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Sam Waterton

Digital Editor, BBC Media Action, Manager of the BBC Media Action website, blog, social media and newsletter. Formerly a media specialist at the BBC and Environment Agency. Tweeting @samwaterton.

Blog posts in total 3

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  1. Six forgotten female stories which now ‘exist’ on Wikipedia

    Six forgotten female stories which now ‘exist’ on Wikipedia

    Just 17% of profiles on Wikipedia are women. And even fewer exist in languages other than English. BBC Media Action teams in Nepal, Afghanistan and India joined a global edit-a-thon to help change the record as part of the BBC 100 Women season.

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  2. Using cartoons to help save lives

    Using cartoons to help save lives

    We catch up with Ross Bollinger, who introduces his latest cartoon series – helping people in Bangladesh respond to earthquakes.

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  3. The jewel of Afghanistan

    The jewel of Afghanistan

    Afghanistan is one of the few places in the world where polio still exists. Can a humble radio show help end polio for good?

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