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October 5, 2017

“As indigenous youth, we have the right to make our opinions heard”

We need more outlets where youth can get involved and make our voices heard because we, too, have much to say and offer.

Framespotting with Amy Zhang of MIT CSAIL

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.

October 2, 2017

Culture Shot No. 2: Generous

What does it mean to be generous? A look at recent media coverage using the term in the US and India.

September 22, 2017

Framespotting with Talk Decoded

How does the way we frame news intersect with the world of politics? To learn more, we talked to the team behind Talk Decoded, a blog about the power of language in politics.

September 21, 2017

Culture Shot No. 1: Culture

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.

September 20, 2017

How Sex Is Framed When Reporting On Japan

English-language media seem obsessed with sex in Japan. Geishas, boys who refuse sexuality, women who refuse to marry, androgyny, erotic robots, sex manga: these topics appear to dominate international coverage,...

August 15, 2017

What Is NewsFrames, And How Can You Get Involved?

We're working with a “regional editor testing” group to determine how NewsFrames will be integrated into the Newsroom. But if you're already a GV author or translator, you may be able to participate, too.

July 22, 2017

In the Depths of the Ecuadorian Amazon, Digital Communications Aid the Process of Self-Determination

Residing within the southern part of Ecuador’s Amazon region, the approximately 1,200-strong Kichwa community of Sarayaku have drawn international attention for their battles over land and indigenous rights—battles that have...

July 7, 2017

What Does the Media Say is Happening in Venezuela?

There has been extensive news coverage of the ongoing political crisis in Venezuela (including our own), but not every media outlet frames the story in the same way. How does...

May 24, 2017

When a Picture Is Worth a Thousand Wrong Words

The story of how a photo of a horrific accident in the Democratic Republic of Congo seven years ago took on a life of its own. WARNING: Contains violent images.