Jess Hurd

Photographer
Posts Tagged ‘Ethics’

When Playing Is a Crime

Roma children, mostly from Slovakia, are criminalised for playing in the Page Hall area of Sheffield. The media have descended on Page Hall after local MP, David Blunkett, attacked the Roma community, saying that there would be race riots if the new immigrants didn’t integrate.

One of the children on the estate asked me “How is this helping?” – a very good question and one that I think every journalist should ask themselves whilst reporting a sensitive story.

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Guidelines on Race Reporting

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Guardian article by Gary Younge – Slandering Britain’s Roma isn’t courageous. It’s racist.

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Gypsy Wedding Protest C4

Gypsies and travellers protest outside Channel 4 about the adverts publicising the Big Fat Gypsy Weddings documentary. They argue that the posters stigmatise, insult, degrade and stereotype the travelling community. A letter of complaint was delivered to C4 management. Organised by the London Gypsy and Traveller Unit. Westminster, London.

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