Armenia and Azerbaijan are at war over a disputed region – and this is reflected in their broadcasts. Plus, how colonial postcards affect depictions of Africans today.
After three weeks of fighting between Azerbaijan and Armenia, both sides have leaned on their domestic media to give their version of events. We examine the events in Nagorno-Karabakh and the dangers of war reporting in the age of COVID-19.
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Cavid Aga – Writer, Open Caucasus Media
Daniel Hamilton – Political and communications analyst
Neil Hauer – Non-resident fellow, Frontier Europe
Ani Paitjan – Journalist, CivilNet
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How the golden age of postcards left behind a legacy of racism that continues to shape perceptions of Africans today.
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Olubukola Gbadegesin – Associate professor, Saint Louis University
Stephen Hughes – Senior lecturer, SOAS University of London
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