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Google in Russian: What Does An Algorithm Say About Bias?

Last year, Guardian journalist Carole Cadwalladr investigated and revealed the extent of Google's algorithmic games. MDI's Mikhail Yakovlev re-did the experiment, only this time in Russian.

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Bias (Fatigue) in Britain: Are There More Effective Ways To Report on Racism?

The Guardian recently published its "Bias in Britain" feature--but at a time when the right wing is twisting any reporting on racism and inequality, what was it's impact? Could there be a more accurate way to measure, and report on the science of racial bias?

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The Conundrum of Women's Awards: Do They Really Achieve Inclusivity?

Last year only 16 percent of plays that opened on Broadway were written by women, and 19 percent were directed by women. While many "gender-specific" awards exist to celebrate these artists, and highlight their work in a male-dominated world, is this really achieving inclusivity in the long run?

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International Migrants Day: Narratives On Migration

Journalists play a critical role in communicating both these nuances and the human stories behind migration. In some cases, their work has sparked outraged and inspired action. However, the media has also pushed dangerous narratives about migrants. What are the best ways to ensure that these stories are told accurately and ethically?

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Steve Bannon: To Platform or Not to Platform?

NewsXChange Edinburgh invited Steve Bannon as a speaker so that journalists could hold him to account. However, some argue that the invitation is just another way for the rightwing to have a platform for hate speech.

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Can Brazilians Use Internet Humour and Memes to Fight Bolsonaro's Hate Speech?

As Brazilians, we are dead serious about our memes. But when right-wing candidate Jair Bolsonaro used memes to win the elections, we realized that our beloved memes can have a far more serious impact on our country—and potentially manipulate us into making poor decisions. How about we use our creativity to fight hate speech instead of laughing at it?

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#WalkAway: How the US Media Ignores Conservative Minorities

Brandon Straka is the leader of #WalkAway, a growing movement of self-described former liberals who assert that the mainstream media does not acknowledge conservative people of color, and other minorities. Why don't we know about this?

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Rod Liddle's Track Record of Hate

Once again, Rod Liddle has penned a column in the mainstream media that is Islamophobic and insulting. Why do multiple publications keep giving him a platform for such hate speech?

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Youtube and the Black Community: A Platform for Representation

During Black History Month, Eline Jeanne explains that while traditional media platforms have failed Black communities, new social media platforms--particularly YouTube--have stepped in, creating a space particularly for Black women.

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