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Bringing Media and Information Literacy to Public Schools in Jordan

Over the past two years, we have worked with UNESCO Jordan and Jordan Media Institute to bring media and information literacy clubs to public schools in Jordan. Here is what some of the students have to say about the project.

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TikTok and Xinjiang: An Unconventional Activists' Tool

We have reported on censorship issues with TikTok--but how is it being used for activism, and getting around censorship?

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The Eye As A Witness: Remembering the Holocaust

How do we remember historical events? Who is the one who creates the lens by which we review history? A new exhibit questions who tells stories, and who does not.

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Xenophobia and the Corona Virus: An Unacceptable Reaction

Horrifyingly, the Coronavirus has taken more than 200 lives--but instead of using the press as a vehicle to tell the public what they need to know, certain outlets are spreading hatred towards Chinese people.

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Meghan Markle, and the British Media's Defensiveness Around Race

Sometimes it seems like all the British media can talk about is the Royal Family--but when the story intersects with race, they can't run from it fast enough.

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Dear "Progressive" Celebrities: How To Respond to Criticism, and Why It Matters

Lately, there have been many examples of celebrities failing to respond to criticism. Who responded the best? Who responded poorly? Here is our guide of what to do, and what not to do.

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#AustraliaBushFire: Where Are The Indigenous Voices?

Australia is ablaze with a nationwide fire so intense that it can be seen from outer space. While many media outlets are covering the climate disaster, there is a noticeable lack of stories about indigenous communities.

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TikTok, China, and the World: A Complex Relationship

The Chinese-owned platform is becoming a social media favorite among teenagers. But is it causing China's view of the world to permeate through this new age form of soft power?

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