The Abortion Ban in Texas and the Texas Taliban Narratives
The media plays a huge role in choosing whether they spread awareness, or indulge in fear mongering and the current narrative risks favouring the latter.
9/11 and Video Game Representations: An Interview with Michael Hitchen...
"Following 9/11 video games actually tended to follow the way events in the world were being reported in the mainstream media. As the mainstream media would focus more on terrorism events, video games would react to that," Michael Hitchens
9/11 and the Film and TV Industry: An Interview Dr Evelyn Alsultany
"It is especially important in depicting Muslims to have Muslim writers in the writing room and to reach out to subject experts and activists for input throughout the process. This is important not only for Muslims but for all underrepresented communities," Evelyn Alsul...
9/11 and the British Media – An Interview with Professor Elizabe...
"Before 9/11, in the UK, Muslims were more homogenised in media coverage along with other non-white groups; the volume of coverage was less and tended to focus on international news/ groups," Elizabeth Poole
The Media’s Role in Anti-Gypsyism in Europe
The media need to see anti-gypsyism with the lens of associations and activists working in the field as well as the people directly involved. Giving them more space, learning through their experiences, should be a priority for any newsroom.
Management Positions in the European Media Sector Remain Male-dominate...
Women better represented on-screen than off-screen throughout Europe as management positions in media remain male-dominated.
How African Video Streaming Services Could Diversify the Global Film I...
The economic challenges of the pandemic in Africa has encouraged video streaming platforms to go global and focus on more North America and Western Europe audiences to survive.
Cancel Culture Series: Interview with Eric Heinze
"Democracy is not always a head count. You can take a majority vote after all opinions have been aired but if you simply exclude speakers because the majority doesn’t want to hear them, then you undermine democracy." - Eric Heinze
Cancel Culture Series: Interview with Benjamin Cohen
"You being ‘cancelled’ is not really real. It just seems like that because of Twitter and because of the way certain sections of the press will pick it up and run with it." - Benjamin Cohen
Cancel Culture Series: Interview with Jillian C. York
"While we want to make sure that we're not silencing minority voices, that doesn't mean staying silent about things that are toxic." - Jilian C. york
Cancel Culture Series: Interview with Dr Angela Martinez Dy
"The right to free speech comes with the responsibility of accountability, or being answerable for one’s actions, including the thoughts, opinions and perspectives one presents in public spaces, including online." - Dr Angela Martinez Dy
Taking the Knee During Euro 2020
Whoever wins on Sunday, it is certain that a European conversation on racism is out in the open, and it is something that will find more and more space as the World Cup in 2022 will be hosted in Qatar, in what is already called a World Cup of Shame.