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Are Anti-Corruption Protests in Lebanon and Iraq Raising New Awareness About Disinformation?

While many uprisings around the world have seen governments turn off the Internet, it is clear that now the tactic is the opposite: flooding people with information so that people do not know what is true from what is not.

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Have Russian Media Forgotten About Anna Politkovskaya's Legacy

Politkovskaya’s main ‘crime’ was questioning Russia’s state-sanctioned narrative about the War. Does her legacy live on?

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Who Here Has Been Raped And Speaks English? Reporting Sexual Violence With Duty of Care

How can journalists tell stories about sexual violence—which is important, particularly in understanding war, and ending impunity—while still respecting a duty of care towards survivors?

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Black History Month: Is Blackfishing A Sinister, Millennial Form of Blackface?

As we celebrate Black History Month, it is important to investigate how the black fishing phenomenon is capitalising on black culture, while completely disregarding black history.

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Blackout in Kashmir: How Competing Narratives Obscure Human Tragedy

In Kashmir, a media blackout has left the conflict vulnerable to manipulation by the press offices of the occupying forces. But Kashmiri voices are starting to get out--and tell the real human cost of the conflict.

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Missing the Story: How the Indonesian Media Covers the Student Protests

Terrorism and the media expert Jean-Paul Marthoz breaks down the debate over patriotism and public interest journalism, comparing war correspondents from days gone by to the present day.

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How Do You Draw the Lines of Cultural Appropriation When Everyone is A Little Bit Black

Being "mixed" in the UK is often described as one white parent, and one non white parent--what you can and can't do according to the unwritten rules of cultural appropriation is defined by this binary identity. But how does this work out in a place like Brazil, where almost everyone is many generations of mixed race?

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Fake News, Cultural Appropriation, and Security: A New Year on the Media and Diversity MA Course

What is the best way to equip young journalists to cover the challenges of 2019? On our Media and Diversity MA Course, we have the answers.

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