Posts Tagged “media”

Invisible voices: findings from Refugees Reporting research

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Invisible voices: findings from Refugees Reporting research

The results of the Refugees Reporting project’s research found that 92% of UK news items on asylum and migration neither identify an individual refugee or migrant nor include their voice or experience. Across the seven European countries that were studied in this initial research, the UK was lowest with just 8% of news items on…

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Refugees Reporting to publish findings on Thursday (live-stream)

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Refugees Reporting to publish findings on Thursday (live-stream)

The Refugees Reporting research project which launched in December 2016 will publish its findings tomorrow (Thursday 16 November) in Brussels (with a live-stream available). In the reporting on refugee issues, refugees are very seldom heard themselves. This research examined how media in seven European countries portray refugees and how refugees could better represent themselves in…

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“Media silence has to stop”

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“Media silence has to stop”

Jake Convery is a United Reformed Church Youth Assembly representative to its General Assembly and its Mission Council as well as organist at Congleton URC and director of music at Saint Andrew’s URC, Hampstead. He was part of the ecumenical delegation that visited refugee projects in Sicily and Lampedusa earlier this month. On his blog…

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CCME & WACC launch Refugees Reporting project

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CCME & WACC launch Refugees Reporting project

How do the media portray refugees in Europe? Do they give them any space to speak on their own behalf? Those are amongst the questions that new research by the Churches’ Commission for Migrants in Europe (CCME) and World Association for Christian Communication (WACC) Europe will ask in a new year-long project that launched today. assess…

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Have we already forgotten about the refugee crisis?

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Have we already forgotten about the refugee crisis?

Over on the Joint Public Issues website, Grace Pengelly asks Have we already forgotten about the refugee crisis? The Joint Public Issues Team combines the expertise of the Baptist Union, the Methodist Church, the United Reformed Church and the Church of Scotland. “Can you remember life before the referendum? It seems a long time ago now,…

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