27 January 2014

Thematic Focus: Migrants in the Media

Upcoming event:

CFP: Uncovering the Humanitarian Discourse: Media, Migration, and International Organizations, Izmir, Turkey, 21-22 May 2014 [info]
- Abstract submission deadline is 1 March 2014.


Dividing Lines: Asylum, the Media and Some Reasons for (Cautious) Optimism (Asylum Aid, Jan. 2014) [text]
- See also related news story.

Media between Freedom and Dependence: Media and Political Elites in Context of Refugees and IDPs in Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia (University of Sarajevo, Nov. 2013) [text]
- Outcome of a research project funded by the Regional Research Promotion Programme: Western Balkans.

Portrayals of Immigrants, Migrants, Asylum Seekers and Refugees in National British Newspapers, 2010 to 2012 (Migration Observatory, Aug. 2013) [text]

Journal articles:

"Migrants and the Media in the 21st Century: Obstacles and Opportunities for the Media to Reflect Diversity and Promote Integration," Journalism Practice, vol. 7, no. 3 (2013) [contents]
- Special thematic section.

"The Role of the Press in the War on Asylum," Race & Class, vol. 55, no. 2 (Oct.-Dec. 2013) [abstract]

"Uncertainty, Threat, and the Role of the Media in Promoting the Dehumanization of Immigrants and Refugees," Journal of Social Issues, vol. 69, no. 3 (Sept. 2013) [abstract]
- See also related Wired Magazine article.

Blog posts:

Clumsy, Crude, Divisive; the Media and their Portrayal of the Marginalized (Minorities in Focus, Oct. 2013) [text]

"Erasing Refugees": Hot Topic at Politics and Journalism Election Forum (Border Crossing Observatory, Sept. 2013) [text]

Media, Public Opinion, Migration Policy: Multi- and Inter-Disciplinary Notes (COMPAS Blog, Nov. 2013) [text]

What We Talk about When We Talk about Immigration (COMPAS Blog, Dec. 2013) [text]

Tagged Publications and Events & Opportunities. 

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