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.

There is no comfortable shortcut to inclusion

I promised myself to write a new blog every day for at least a month. This is blog number three and I already wanted to skip it. Not because I don’t know what to write, more like the opposite: my head is full of thoughts and ideas but there is also a washing machine waiting … Continue reading There is no comfortable shortcut to inclusion

White silence about the Clarissa Ward report for CNN is more disturbing than the news itself.

My blood is boiling after reading all the comments on Twitter on the Clarissa Ward report about Myanmar. In my blog yesterday I explained why the CNN journalist’s visit to Myanmar is problematic. Yesterday her report was broadcasted and the 8 minutes and 34 seconds of her (excusez le mot) dumbness reporting totally proves the … Continue reading White silence about the Clarissa Ward report for CNN is more disturbing than the news itself.

We should stop parachuting Western journalists into foreign countries

CNN journalist Clarissa Ward shared the boarding pass of her flight to Myanmar on Twitter and immediately received a lot of backlashes. Her tweet has almost seven thousands comments, a lot of them calling her visit into question, as the country is under military rule since the coup in the beginning of February and she apparently … Continue reading We should stop parachuting Western journalists into foreign countries