Approaching reporting through the lens of social justice – challenging unequal and unjust power dynamics – is crucial to capturing the realities on the ground. Neutrality in reporting is to support the status quo, even if unjust. Journalism as a profession holds an immense responsibility of capturing power dynamics that would not otherwise be communicated in plain coverage. Neutral reporting on unneutral issues for the sake of neutrality does not change these unjust realities but perpetuates them. To report the facts justly is to inherently recognize the political elements behind them.
This article continues the story of “One Woman’s Experience Navigating Disability, Doctors, and Disappointment,” focusing on communication barriers in patient-physician interactions and relationships.
Despite progressive promises, local residents and activists worry that the Paris Olympics will cause more harm than good.
Once backed by US troops in the Syrian Civil War, Rojava could now find itself surrounded by two hostile state militaries – a consequence of the International Community appeasing dictatorships over democracies.