Module 10: Correct wording and perspectives

Since prejudices and false assumptions about refugees are widespread, migration coverage should challenge myths and stereotypes and replace them with complex stories of real humans. Choosing the right perspective and correct and precise words is crucial for journalists to avoid stereotypes.

A journalist should explore each story with care, attention to detail and respect. In order to do so, it might be helpful to collect information on correct wording and images.


There are many tools online that you can use. Please click through the gallery and check the sources. This task should take you up to 30 minutes.


After having checked the sources, you can take a test on the next page.

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Author: Alina Andraczek

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