Inspiring change

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We work to inspire change through communication. There’s no doubt that communication can be used to change lives – speeches, literature, journalism, photography and art have all made a difference to our world.

Get inspired by reading our top 20 examples of where communication has changed lives – from a Winston Churchill speech to the works of Shakespeare and Michael Buerk’s film of Ethiopia.

Speeches

Jesus, Sermon on the Mount

Winston Churchill, “I have nothing to offer but blood, sweat, toil and tears”

John F Kennedy, “Ask not what your country can do for you…”

Martin Luther King, “I have a dream…”

Nelson Mandela, “I am the first accused”

Books

The Bible

Koran

The First Folio, William Shakespeare (1623)

A Vindication of the Rights of Woman, Mary Wollstonecraft (1792

On the Origin of Species, Charles Darwin (1859)

John Steinbacks’s Grapes of Wrath

Paintings

David’s Death of Marat

Bayeux Tapestry

Mona Lisa

Journalism

Michael Buerk film of Ethiopia

Student at Tiananmen Square

Film

Cathy Come Home (1966)

Images

Man Walks on the Moon (1969)

Naked Napalm Girl (1972)

 

 

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Can you think of a recent example where communication really has made a difference?

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