All Articles about Media
“Women and Water” Film Festival
The need for Katarzyna Sałata’s arose from her frustration with a poor representation of women in media – both as voices given airtime as well as decision makers included in the creation process.
Countering Disinformation Through Education
As warned by the World Health Organization, the COVID-19 pandemic is being used to spread false and misleading narratives aiming to discredit official measures taken by governments, change the public perception about the coronavirus and in turn discourage people from following precautions and getting vaccinated.
Fake News Workshops. How to Stay Informed in the Post-truth Era?
Eliminating the production of fake news is difficult to obtain, as most of the solutions or punishments are viewed as limiting the freedom of speech. For this reason, Joanna Biedrzycka, a student of psychology and sociology as well as a Fellow of 2020 Humanity in Action Warsaw Fellowship/Academy of Human Rights, believes that prevention is key in this situation.
Magazine Created by and for People with Intellectual Disabilities
People with disabilities constitute the world's biggest minority. However, this social group is not homogenous. For instance, research shows that people with intellectual disabilities are much more disproportionately discriminated against and marginalized in comparison to people with other types of impairments. Simultaneously, a strong social stigma is attached to people with intellectual disabilities which renders them socially and culturally ‘invaluable’.
Translation in Service
Translation in Service is an organization that translates material related to Japanese-American Internment into Japanese.
The In-Between Project
The In-Between Project is a podcast sharing the stories of those who exist in-between cultures, races, languages, homelands and selves.
The Catalyst Commissions Protect Democracy Edition
Landecker Democracy Fellow Sharon M. Chin is the Executive Director and Founder of Creative Sanctum. A digital magazine focused on amplifying the behind-the-scenes creative processes of artists, Creative Sanctum also empowers artists as activists. Sharon seeks to implement community-driven commissioned artwork to mobilize community voices in protecting democracy.
The Caledonia School of Speech Writing
Landecker Democracy Fellow Laura Westring is a writer and Leadership Communications Consultant who leads Public Affairs at Amiqus, a tech for good company. In her project she will develop Scotland's first residential (or online) Speech Writing School which will inspire young people from diverse backgrounds to cultivate their leadership potential.
Make friends not war – social media literacy campaign against disinformation & radicalization
Landecker Democracy Fellow Ignacy Niemczycki is an expert in communication and European affairs. He is a former civil servant who worked on the European Union budget and is a journalist dealing with European Union affairs. He would like to work on an education and communication campaign to build media literacy competencies among the most vulnerable groups, which include younger and older citizens from smaller communities.
Making Common Ground
Landecker Democracy Fellow Catherine Neilan is a Politics Live Editor at the Telegraph, where she is responsible for covering breaking news and finding exclusives from Westminster and beyond. Catherine’s project is designed to find a new way for people to talk about politics and current affairs without slipping into lazy labels and toxic terminology, which is often accompanied by echo chambers