The Danger of a Single Story

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By: FREDERIEK VEENENBOS

His two big brown eyes are staring at me. A tiny fly is buzzing around his ear. His breathing is fast and his stomach swollen. A voiceover introduces me to Jon, or little Jon, as they call him. A two-year-old boy suffering from severe malnutrition. Seeing the advertisement from Save The Children on television again caught me by surprise.

‘Constructive Journalism does not sugarcoat the news from Africa’ – Cathrine Gyldensted

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An interview with former correspondent and founder of ‘Constructive Journalism, Cathrine Gyldensted