August 2017 For the past year and a half, my research has centered on the visual taboo many Qatari women face that prevents them from appearing in published visual media and how media professionals and students can navigate around this taboo to still include Qatari…
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March 8, 2017 Happy International Women’s Day! Today, I spoke at a special UNESCO and Al Jazeera Media Network event on Arab women’s representation in media.
I’m quoted several times in this comprehensive analysis on what the Crimean Tatars are facing under the ongoing Russian occupation of Crimea. Here’s an excerpt: Part of the problem is that the Tatars are a small ethnic minority in Crimea, accounting for only 13 percent…
Al Jazeera English: Commented on Michelle Obama’s speech and gender issues in the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election
Friday, Oct. 14, 2016 I appeared on Al Jazeera English during its 4pm news cast today to discuss Michelle Obama’s speech, gender issues, and buyer’s remorse in the presidential election.
June 1, 2016 Over the past several months, my mind has been focused on my documentary film and the Crimean Tatar people. But that doesn’t mean I still haven’t been researching and commenting on women’s rights and gender issues in the media.
NU-Q faculty members Christina Paschyn and Danielle Beverly speak with Laura Finnerty of QF Radio about their documentary films, jointly screening on Sunday, February 21, at NU-Q.
For more than 200 years, the Crimean Tatars struggled to reclaim their native land, the Crimean Peninsula, from Russian control. This is their story.