Stories about Framing

June 6, 2018

“Community work highlights the united participation of citizens to develop activities that improve the image of our community”

"...it is a responsibility of the communities, organizations, and practicing citizens to organize, disseminate and conserve this intangible heritage of our native peoples."

“Gender is a topic that involves all of us, not only women”

"I think that gender is a topic that involves all of us, not only women, and we continue to have the same discourse that gender is only about women."

June 5, 2018

“We need a representation that reflects a more autonomous development of Mapuche society”

"...we need a representation that reflects a more autonomous development of Mapuche society, which is not always contingent upon the relationship with the Chilean State."

“The understanding of territory as an unresolved issue is not depicted”

"The ‘Huilliche’ branch of the Mapuche Nation has more concepts that should appear here, particularly the ones related to the return of the territory that has been usurped.."

“We (the youth) are the priority. Although not everyone wants to see it that way, that is the reality.”

Youth should be represented with words "like future, charismatic, cheerful, honest."

“There are some areas (of Esmeraldas) that are in conflict, but that's not the entire province.”

"Diversity, growth, rights, plurality, versatility, love, peace, unity, and other [words] fit within our town’s identity."

“The word ‘contamination’ is not there”

"I would like the word cloud to include more words related to the consequences of mining. The word 'contamination' is not there."

March 29, 2018

Culture Shot N° 7: Privacy

How does the US media look at privacy? Looking critically at stories around privacy from US Top Online News sources, it seems as though many feel that privacy may be under threat.

March 6, 2018

WordFrames: Are ‘Teens’ Getting a Bad Rap?

What do you think when you hear the word "teen"? For many people, teens are a complete mystery. We explore English-language media conversations around teens, adolescents, and youth in this post.

January 11, 2018

Culture Shot No. 5: Homeland (Patria)

What does “the Homeland” (patria) have to do with an ID card? For a Venezuelan, the answer to that question is obvious.