Scotland stories: Ani Yeshe Zangmo, a nun at the Kagyu Samye Ling Buddhist monastery. Click here to watch: http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/audioslideshow/2014/jul/11/scotland-stories-scottish-independence-kagyu-samye-ling-buddhist-nun
Sexual violence in South Sudan – audio slideshow via the Guardian As conflict has swept across South Sudan, more than a million people have been displaced, mostly women and children. Many atrocities have been reported, including rape and other forms of sexual violence. To view the slideshow, click on the image or here http://www.theguardian.com/global-development/audioslideshow/2014/jun/05/sexual-violence-south-sudan-audio-slideshow
via @The Guardian: The women who take cameras into battle. To view, click image or here http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/audioslideshow/2014/may/23/women-cameras-battle-gaddafi-top-female-documentary-photographers-war
My addiction: a self-portrait by Graham MacIndoe - audio slideshow
My addiction: #audioslideshow self-portrait by @GrahamMacindoe. Here he talks about the process of documenting some of his darkest days – and his eventual recovery. To view, click on image above or here http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/audioslideshow/2014/may/03/heroin-addiction-graham-macindoe-photography
Scotland stories: Amanda Murray, postwoman As the Scottish independence referendum draws near, the Guardian's Murdo MacLeod travels the length and breadth of Scotland to document the daily lives of its diverse population. Here he speaks to Amanda Murray, a postwoman in the Outer Hebrides, in the second of a new series of audio slideshows. To view, click image or here http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/audioslideshow/2014/apr/16/scotland-scottish-independence
via BBC: "Under siege in Syria" Young photographers in Syria have been documenting life inside the besieged places where they live. The group is among 500 18-25-year-olds who are being taught the art of documentary-making remotely via Skype Their powerful images have been collected in a diary and shared online with the outside world. Here Syrian documentary maker Orwa Nyrabia explains why. To watch, click on image or here http://www.bbc.com/news/in-pictures-25230492
Do Something: How to knit a scarf – audio slideshow
Do Something #audioslideshow via @Angela Bertasson Williams: How to knit a scarf To view, click on image or here http://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/audioslideshow/2014/jan/11/do-something-project-knit-scarf
Photographer Ed Alcock on his book, Hobbledehoy – audio slideshow
#Audioslideshow via The Guardian: Photographer Ed Alcock on his book, Hobbledehoy. In a new book Ed Alcock documents his son Nino at a stage between childhood and adolescence, and the boy's relationship with his mother. To view, click on image or here http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/audioslideshow/2013/dec/30/photographer-ed-alcock-hobbledehoy-audio-slideshow
Audio Slideshow via @Michelle Flynn Barsell: The ends of the line in Shanghai. To watch, click on image or here http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-25435392 The Shanghai Metro comprised just five stops when it opened in 1993 but has expanded rapidly in the past 20 years and is now one of the fastest-growing transit systems in the world.
The human cost of sex trafficking – audio slideshow
via The Guardian: "The human cost of sex trafficking" To view, click on image or here http://www.theguardian.com/global-development/audioslideshow/2013/dec/11/human-cost-sex-trafficking-prostitution-audio-slideshow Though moves are afoot to reform European prostitution laws in an effort to protect women from sexual exploitation, the stories of trafficked sex workers are rarely told.
The human cost of sex trafficking – audio slideshow
via BBC: How photographs told the story of the Vietnam War. To view, click on image or here http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-24992606 Historians argue over exactly when the Vietnam War started - but in the United States, events to mark some of the conflict's 50th anniversaries have begun.
via BBC: Benjamin Britten's Suffolk Benjamin Britten rose to become the pre-eminent British composer of his day, celebrated not just in his native land, but internationally. To view, click on image or here http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-25031766
via BBC: Harvest at an English vineyard The late spring and warm summer of 2013 has led to a late English wine harvest. A week into November, grapes are still being picked from some vines - as growers wait for fruit sugar levels to rise. To view, click on image or here http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-24832175
Wildlife photographer of the year 2013 – audio slideshow
Wildlife photographer of the year 2013 – audio slideshow Eric Hilaire talks to winners and judges at the 2013 wildlife photographer of the year awards, announced at the Natural History Museum last week. To view, click on image or here http://www.theguardian.com/environment/interactive/2013/oct/22/wildlife-photographer-of-the-year-2013-audio-slideshow
via BBC: The brutal world of the Nelson-era Navy The 18th Century was a tumultuous period for the Royal Navy. From bustling dockyards to ferocious sea battles - and from jolly Jack Tars to Admiral Lord Nelson's elevation to one of the best-known figures in British history. To view, click on image or here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-24566266
Produced by Mia Lobel in collaboration with Thomas Keenan of Bard College’s Human Rights Project and the VII Photo Agency for the Zoom Photo Festival in Quebec. This one is about photojournalist Ed Kashi working with the Open Society Justice Initiative to document the effects of pretrial detention on health and families in Malawi.
via GlobalPost: Getting Ready - Workers unionize in Myanmar To view, click on image or here http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/groundtruth-burma/getting-ready-workers-unionize-myanmar
via BBC: Turmoil in Egypt The revolution which toppled President Hosni Mubarak in February 2011 ushered in a new era for Egypt, but change has been far from peaceful. To view, click image or here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-24401829