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Journalism or Nationalism? In Some Cases, One Begets The Other

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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The Tide Has Turned for the RNLI--But Britain's Xenophobic Media Remains the Same

After a xenophobic response to the Sunday Times and Mail Online revelations that the RNLI has programmes in Zanzibar and Bangaldesh, the RNLI saw overwhelming support on social media. Heartwarming as it may be, the race-baiting, generalizing headlines of British media remain the same.

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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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Sarajevo’s First-Ever Pride Gets Dismissed as “Shame Parade” by Opponents

Recently, Sarajevo hosted Bosnia's first-ever pride parade. But while this is a victory for tolerance, Bosnian media shows that there is still a long way to go for LGBTQ rights in the country.

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Framing Solidarity as Terrorism: Greek Media and Refugee Squat Evictions in Athens

According to the Greek media, the squats of Athens are filled with terrorists and drug dealers. In reality, the police are evicting refugee families with nowhere else to go. Why is the media pushing this narrative?

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Meghan Markle and the Press: Where is the Hate Coming From?

In the latest spat of disproportionate race-based hatred against Meghan Markle, Katie Hopkins is treated as a valid source of why there should be a "Megxit" from the royal family.

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Three Sisters: A Litmus Test for Misogyny in Russian Media

Three sisters killed their father after he raped and abused them for years. But will the notoriously misogynist Russian media hear them out?

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Why Are Journalists Ignoring Those on the Front Lines of the Climate Crisis?

Climate change impacts indigenous and communities of color disproportionately--so where are their voices in the conversation?

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