African Media’s Portrayal of Its Continent Raises Questions
Africa in general is suffering from negative stereotypical news coverage and most stories centre on conflicts or wars, poverty, slums, corruption, famine, droughts, floods, kidnappings, irregular migration and xenophobia among others.
Will the Vogue ‘Disability Issue’ Create Real Change?
When it comes to diversity and inclusion, magazines may have much to consider, but the benefits are obvious.
May 2023 Newsletter: Breaking Down the Walls
Audiences were warned by artists and journalists not to stay silent when freedoms are under threat and encouraged to be …
Revolutionizing Accessibility: The Media Should Incorporate the Use of...
Incorporating AI technology in the media could be a turning point in the fight for accessibility and inclusion for the visually impaired and deaf communities across Africa.
The Weaponization of Türkiye’s LGBT Community during the Elections
The LGBT community and their livelihoods have been weaponised by both of the Turkish political spectrum. While the media could have helped to prevent such rhetoric, they widely reinforce and spread hate speech.
Türkiye’s Disinformation Law Could Lead from Censorship to Violence
By Kaan Göktaş Last October, the Turkish government introduced a new controversial media law that has caused much public debate. …
Perugia’s International Journalism Festival and Creating Change
Over recent years, Italy’s small and historical town Perugia, has seen thousands of media professionals, journalists and innovators come together to …
Journalism and Identity: Bilingual Journalists Face Translation Burden
The burden of translation can’t entirely be put on marginalised groups and non-English speakers to do more identity work, but they can’t be moved out of the discussion either.
The Unspoken Truth about Journalists’ Mental Health
Throughout the years numerous surveys have highlighted the way journalists’ mental health is affected by the topics they cover.
The Media Battle over Women’s Representation in Italy’s Public Bro...
RAI's stereotypical representation of women in its TV shows raises questions over the public broadcaster's educational purpose.
The Media Could Help Fight Anti-LGBTI Speech in the UK
There is a close correlation between the increase in hate speech on social and mainstream media and the rise in hate crimes and violence against LGBTI people. The media can help break this narrative.
Webinar: Conflict Reporting and the Russia – Ukraine War [Video]
Not every conflict gets widespread attention and media coverage. The Russian invasion of Ukraine has dominated headlines and changed global politics irreversibly, while also highlighting and challenging the power of independent information. While major international med...