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Two awards for Bruce Lee, King of the Sewers film

The major 2014 news film produced by the EFU’s Jim Wickens for Channel 4 News – ¬†Bruce Lee, King of the Sewers – has won two major media awards – an Amnesty media prize in the TV news category and a Foreign Press Association award for TV news story of the year. Read the original […]

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Beneath the streets of Romania’s capital, a living hell

Jim Wickens reports for Channel 4 News We are in the heart of Bucharest in the pouring rain, staring down at a man hole on the pavement and a rickety ladder bolted into the shadows within. It seems like yesterday that the world woke to the shocking scenes of neglect and cruelty inside Romania’s orphanages […]

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Peasants’ revolt – Romania at war with itself over fracking

Fracking has sparked protests in Britain, but these look subdued compared with a campaign in Romania by peasant farmers, who are fighting their own government. In the first of our new collaborations with Channel 4 News¬†Jim Wickens and Paraic O’Brien report They are the unlikeliest of eco-protesters, a lifetime of hardship engraved on their faces. […]

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