Guides Publicado: 16 Sep 2021

Reporting on migration in South Africa – A Guide for Journalists and Editors

The way in which migration is reported on can have damaging, and even fatal, impacts. Media pieces on migration tend to focus on negative imaging and consequences of cross-border migration, without taking into account the wealth and diversity that comes along with it.
The media has an important role to play in changing perceptions and reshaping the conversations around migration. It is therefore important to write about cross-border migration in a way that is responsible and educational.