Misinformation in Ukraine’s national discourse

By Christina Pushaw As an American who follows Ukraine, I’m often asked how I keep up with the ever-changing political situation in the country. Despite Ukraine’s relatively free press and vibrant civil society, staying informed and avoiding fake news is easier said than done. Many of the most accessible English-language…

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MEDIA FRAMING OF GLOBAL MIGRATION: PERCEPTIONS MATTER, SAY EXPERTS

Following extensive debate, discussion, and dialogue, participants and speakers at the 2017 Gershowitz Conference on Media and Democratic Governance agreed that the media reports and policies on global migration fuel wrong perceptions about immigrants and refugees. Perception matters, says Keynote Speaker, Dr. Ariane Chebel d’Appollonia of Rutgers University’s School of…

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Iran’s change agents besiege UN

A day after US President Donald Trump attacked Iran’s theocratic regime and assailed the nuclear agreement negotiated by his predecessor, Barack Obama,  the president of Iran Rouhani took the stage at the annual UN General Assembly in New York. But, as Rouhani was addressing fellow world leaders, his compatriots in…

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