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

Journalists can strive for objectivity but can never be completely neutral

The Israel-Palestine conflict is in the midst of the worst unrest it’s seen in years. It started in the predominantly Palestinian neighborhood in East Jerusalem where Palestinians are forced out of their homes by Israeli settlers.  Needless to say, this conflict is one of the most sensitive issues to report on in journalism. And therefore … Continue reading Journalists can strive for objectivity but can never be completely neutral

Why should we decolonize journalism? Here are 8 reasons.

The word 'decolonization' has become widespread since last year, at least to my perception. There are calls on social media to decolonize our education system, our traveling, our yoga, our food and so on. What does it actually mean to decolonize?The term is used when we’re talking about a country that withdraws from its colony, … Continue reading Why should we decolonize journalism? Here are 8 reasons.