Stories from 1 June 2023
After the 2019 fires, Diego Encinas recalls that the media turned their attention to the Gran Chaco, but once the fire was mitigated, they forgot to cover the effects that today affect the flora, fauna and the Indigenous communities.
‘The media accuse us, Indigenous people, of starting the fires,’ this young Bolivian journalist says
Mario Quezada believes that the media should focus on providing information to prevent fires or pollution in the Gran Chaco
When you search for the term "oil activity" in Bolivian media, what do you find? Elías Cerezo observes that these terms are portrayed as being synonymous with progress.
When you do a search for the words "Indigenous people" in Bolivian media, what do you find? Rober Degni Abapori identifies that these terms refer to the Indigenous autonomies.
Siki Dlanga is hosting the @DigiAfricanLang Twitter account from June 1-7, 2023, covering her work around indigenous languages of South Africa.