What is decoloniality, actually?

Once in a while, I do a Google search with the word ‘decoloniality’. I learned the word one and a half years ago when I studied at the Maria Lugones Decolonial Summer School for three weeks. I believe it was Walter Mignolo who explained to us in one of his lectures why they - they … Continue reading What is decoloniality, actually?

6 characteristics of inclusive journalism

Inclusive journalism: what is it and why should you care?   The Black Lives Matter protests in 2020 reignited the call for newsroom representation, a debate that has been going on for several decades already. The Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism did research among one hundred major online and offline news outlets in five … Continue reading 6 characteristics of inclusive journalism

Why Behrouz Boochani doesn’t trust the language of journalism

Before attending his session at Ubud Writers and Readers Festival I didn’t know much more about Behrouz Boochani than he was ‘the author of a prize-winning book that was completely written from out of captivity using Whatsapp’. After hearing him (through Skype) and his translator Omid Tofighian speak for over an hour in a packed … Continue reading Why Behrouz Boochani doesn’t trust the language of journalism