Framing migrants and refugees

Migration is a thorny political issue almost everywhere. How are public opinion and policy choices affected by the way people think about migrants? Our research looks the media’s role in framing migrants as similar to or different from refugees or survivors of cross-border human trafficking; how celebrity involvement in public debates may change perceptions; and how political leaders may drive waves of public interest or concern.

(note: links currently lead to unrelated pages)

Photo: Mstyslav Chernov (Wikimedia Commons, 43060174, CC BY-SA 4.0)