Stories about North America
While Canada is often ranked high in terms of women's well-being, and often portrayed as a good place for women, dominant frames in English-language Canadian media seem less rosy.
"With our positive stories, we are not saying that everything is easy. We are saying that things might get hard but there is always a way forward."
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.
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.
What's the first thing that comes to your mind when you hear the word honor / honour? A dive into US and Pakistani media.
References to Muslims or Islam are common whether the story is about a lone wolf killer or a terrorist. We need to find better ways to characterize people who cause terror and a language that does justice to everyone touched by it.
How do our moral values underpin our narratives, or frame our stories? We spoke with Amy Zhang, a member of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (MIT CSAIL), to learn more about moral framing.
What does it mean to be generous? A look at recent media coverage using the term in the US and India.
Culture Shots will look at how different communities, countries and languages report on culture as a bridge into—or way of looking at—similarities and difference in different communities’ ways of looking at the worlds. It seemed fitting to make our first “shot” about the word culture—or cultural—itself.
Perhaps the news coverage reflects the state of our national inexperience with discussions over Native American sovereignty.