Date(s) - 08/05/2018
School for Peace
Opening a new course at the School for Peace in collaboration with the Friedrich Ebert Foundation:
In an age when the mainstream media are losing their economic power and the public is losing faith, social media is gaining strength as a tool for obtaining information, for transmitting messages and for creating influence. This is expressed both in the public discourse and in the formulation of the private worldview of each and every one of us. Today, social activism and media are intertwined, and when we want to create change we must make extensive use of the media. Formal press coverage creates a patriarchal, conservative worldview that ignores power relations and excluded groups from the discourse. Our question is how do we as alternative media women act to change this worldview or cooperate with it (unconsciously)? When do we censor ourselves? For what reasons? Do we have a unique voice as women in the context of the Jewish-Arab conflict? In the feminist context?