At the age of four, Rashmila Shakya became a goddess. She was taken from her family home and moved to a palace in Kathmandu. She dressed always in red, believing she could heal the people who came to worship her. Eight years later, her world turned upside down: it was time to leave the palace. - Text and field recordings by Ada Petriczko
Our rapidly changing world and interconnected societies are in need of journalists that collaborate across borders. But how do you, as a reporter, get started? - A guide to cross-border collaborative journalism published by the Robert Bosch Foundation. Ada joined the team of 16 European journalists and edited the chapter on Ethical Dilemmas.
“When memory becomes a battleground”
The Polish government calls for an end to “the indoctrination of shame”. But why not teach the importance of shame? Shame can be necessary to navigate a complex moral landscape. A nation that is shameless will never grow as it will perpetually hide from its uncomfortable truths. - Comment published in “NewsMavens”.