Friday, December 4, 2020
Brainstorming Session Conducted by ALiGN with Partners to Discuss Refugees’ Media in the Times of Covid-19
A group of ALiGN’s international partners, including members from non-profit organizations and the academic sector, came together in October for a virtual brainstorming session to discuss refugees’ media and communication practices in the times of COVID-19. Organized by Dr. Ghadah Alrasheed, Interim co-Director of the ALiGN Media Lab, in...
Friday, March 13, 2020
ALiGN’s Media Training and Writing Workshop for Refugees from Kakuma Camp
On March 12, as part of a series on Media Training and Writing Workshops, ALiGN hosted “Storytelling with Impact,” a workshop presented online with refugees from Kakuma Camp in Kenya. The theme of the workshop, presented by interim co-Directors of the lab, Kathy Dobson and Ghadah Alrasheed, included the importance of knowing what...
Tuesday, March 10, 2020
ALiGN is Hosting a Workshop for Refuges
Research on the coverage of refugees reveals that less than a quarter of all news articles on migration or refugee issues mention a refugee or migrant, and far fewer directly quote them. Kathy Dobson and Ghadah Alrasheed, Interim co-Directors of ALiGN Media Lab, became more aware of this issue after they visited Nairobi last...