Month: February 2020

Journalists weave familiar anti-Polish stereotypes into their reports on the Auschwitz Commemorations

Journalists weave familiar anti-Polish stereotypes into their reports on the Auschwitz Commemorations

Introduction In January 2020, a number of news media outlets reported on the two foremost commemorations of the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz. The first commemoration took place in Jerusalem, Israel, and the second took place in Oświęcim, Poland. This paper will examine articles that reported on the two events and were published…

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Response to Biased Opinion Piece by Rivkah Brown, Senior Commissioning Comment Editor and Columnist at “The Independent”.

Response to Biased Opinion Piece by Rivkah Brown, Senior Commissioning Comment Editor and Columnist at “The Independent”.

Dear Sir/Madam: I am writing in response to the article “Poland is in denial about its role in the Holocaust – it was both victim and perpetrator” by Rivkah Brown, which was published in The Independent on 22 January 2020. As Ms. Brown’s article was an opinion piece, I respectfully ask that my response below be published…

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