Media can play ‘pivotal role’ bringing a divided world together

1 October 2019

It’s comfortable to endorse ideas similar to our own, but what’s the value of communicating between, rather than simply within communities? 

Editor of the BBC’s Crossing Divides multiplatform season, Emily Kasriel, was at UN Headquarters during high level week, and says that during times of charged conversation, the media can play a pivotal role in healing divisions. 

The UK-based global media corporation’s new hit season aims to spark conversation between polarized perspectives over ethnicity, faith, class, politics, and between generations; humanizing both sides of the argument. 

Emily Kasriel spoke with UN News’s Natalie Hutchison in the SDG Media Zone during the General Assembly high level week.  

Audio Credit:
Natalie Hutchison, UN News
Audio Duration:
7'52"

 

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