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.
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”.