Journalists play a key role in bringing fact-based information to the global public and identifying solutions to help reduce structural disadvantages. However, journalism itself is characterized by a deep inequity. Including journalists who are themselves affected by a range of structural barriers – based on ethnicity, gender, disability, class, age, religion, worldview, or geographic location – could provide more nuanced perspectives. Yet precisely these groups are dramatically underrepresented, especially in Western newsrooms. This is why ‘Unbias the News’ seeks to empower diverse voices and illuminate blind spots in global reporting by launching a cross-border newsroom. Hostwriter focuses primarily on better networking, tailored mentoring, and developing a knowledge-sharing platform to give journalists better access to traditional, mainstream media.
Watch it here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xQ6FuMGCjdA&t=1shttps://twitter.com/soljourno/status/1641441338087579652
Last year, @higabyramirez reported on ppl unlawfully detained in Lithuania, and the groups using art to draw attention to their plight https://unbiasthenews.org/detained-davincis-artists-asylum-seekers-lithuania/
The list recognizes filmmaker or journalist working in any medium who has made the most outstanding contribution to international journalism during the past year. We are so proud of the work she has done for Unbias The News and so many other outstanding projects! Congratulations to Ankita and the cohort! We love you, Ankita 💜 . #media #journalism #projects #award #longlist #unbiasthenews #diversity #inclusion #genderequality #awards