The Listening Post

#Palestine: Videos of violence, images of death on social media

On Instagram and Twitter, Palestinians are documenting the violence against them. Plus: The stereotypes about Black women on film and TV.

Gaza under assault. Bloodshed at the Al-Aqsa Mosque. Social media is the place to go for the coverage of this story except when the platforms take issue with what is being posted.


Marwa Fatafta – Policy analyst, Al-Shabaka

Yossi Mekelberg – Associate fellow of the MENA Programme, Chatham House

Mariam Barghouti – Writer and activist

Rami Khouri – Professor of journalism, American University of Beirut

On our radar

Three Myanmar journalists have been arrested in Thailand. Richard Gizbert speaks to producer Flo Phillips about their possible deportation back into the hands of Myanmar’s military government.

Mammy, Jezebel, Sapphire: Stereotyping Black women in media

We discuss the stereotyping of Black women in the media and the push for change in an industry where diversity and inclusion have been too long in coming.


Kovie Biakolo – Culture writer and multiculturalism scholar

Francesca Sobande – Lecturer of digital media studies, Cardiff University

Naeemah Clark – Professor of cinema and television arts, Elon University; author, Diversity in US Mass Media

Babirye Bukilwa – Actor and playwright