2 thoughts on “Watch Your Language: How English is Skewing the Global News Narrative

  1. Very good article on a real issue. I had to deal with it for the Global Investigative Journalism Casebook (UNESCO 2012), where we lacked resources to access what we knew was great material in numerous languages. (I acknowledged it in the intro, and a search for a solution is underway
    your article will supportbthe search.) Another point: correspondents who can’t access local languages often miss signifiant story elements. This is implicit in your comments on Bangladesh, where one small paper guides foreign users.

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