WHY THE NETFLIX SERIES ANCIENT APOCALYPSE PROVES THE NEED TO LEARN ABOUT DECOLONIALITY

Gunung Padang in Indonesia is one of the ancient sites mentioned in the series. Photo: Ali Trisno Pranoto / Getty Images The recommendation system on Netflix suggested a new documentary series to me and since I love documentaries I almost immediately clicked on playing ‘Ancient Apocalypse’, without having read any context about the series. As usual, … Continue reading WHY THE NETFLIX SERIES ANCIENT APOCALYPSE PROVES THE NEED TO LEARN ABOUT DECOLONIALITY

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

Reflections on the decolonial Summer School

The Maria Lugones Decolonial Summer School asked us to write a reflection about the three weeks of following classes on the topic of "Learning to Unlearn Decolonially (Living, knowing, the university & the museum)". We could write a letter, a dialogue, an op-ed/ essay, a diary or memory. I decided to write an op-ed/essay kind … Continue reading Reflections on the decolonial Summer School

For the future of journalism, it is worth observing the roots of radio

Getting invited to the Radio Asia 2019 conference organised by the Asian Pacific Broadcasting Union and hosted by the national broadcaster Bangladesh Betar in Dhaka couldn’t make a radio girl like me happier. Three days of changing ideas with like-minded ‘radio people’, talking about the power of storytelling, the theatre of visualisation and the strength … Continue reading For the future of journalism, it is worth observing the roots of radio