Thanks for Publishing my Photograph, in How transphobia is constructed and legitimised in the media – The Oxford Student

2017.07.26 Protest Trans Military Ban, White House, Washington DC USA 7631
2017.07.26 Protest Trans Military Ban, White House, Washington DC USA 7631 (View on Flickr.com)

Thanks for publishing my photograph in this excellent piece on bias in the media, @TheOxStu, from Oxford University (a place I have been and have tremendous respect for).

I agree with the points made and have posted examples of American media bias in several well known outlets (cough @USAToday, @NPR see- Thanks for publishing my photo AND listening, @DailyDot, in “What Does Transgender Mean, and How Do People Transition?”).

What I’ve found in these cases is that people would rather publish an inaccurate piece than take the time to publish an accurate one. This makes journalism more like blogging and reduces respect for the profession (or increases respect for the other :))

And, I support college journalism. Thank you for leading.

Image Credit: Ted Eytan [Note: contains detailed descriptions of transphobia] My parents buy The Times at home, which I will often flick through during the holidays. What I did not expect was what I shall term transphobia disguised as ‘legitimised bigotry’, which has become increasingly common in what I had previously regarded as a fine […]

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