How do we deal with the increasing politicisation of migration?

The Independent - 1 jun. 2022

“The border is staged, but not all the time,” said Blanca Garcés Mascareñas, Senior Research Fellow at CIDOB and Scientific Coordinator of the H2020 BRIDGES project, which held a workshop with journalists on how to cover migration crises on 20 May 2022 in Barcelona. “Borders often remain in the darkness, but all of a sudden the lights turn on and the spectacle begins, perpetuating a sense of ‘us and them’... This staging of the border depends on journalists. These lights cannot turn on without journalists”, she argued.

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