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Background Briefing is investigative journalism at its finest, exploring the issues of the day and examining society in a lively on-the-road documentary style.


Pigs in the middle

November 15th, 2014

Episode 59 of 147 episodes

Animal welfare activists are at war with pig farmers, targeting and secretly filming piggeries across the country. They say it’s the only way to force changes to farming and slaughtering practices, but farmers say their livelihoods and families are being threatened and they’re fighting back. Ann Arnold investigates.