The news media plays an essential role in how we perceive refugees and asylum-seekers, which raises the question of what is their responsibility when reporting their stories. This panel discussion will explore the current representation of refugees and asylum-seekers in the media, its positive and negative impacts, and the potential of journalism to transcend stereotypes.
- Jean-Nicolas Beuze, Representative for the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) in Canada
- Peter Klein, Emmy Award-winning journalist and Executive Director of the Global Reporting Centre
- Alia Dharssi, Vancouver-based journalist and editor who has written widely on immigration and refugee issues.