Racism: media portrayal

Resolution number: 
7
June 1994
Whereas: 

The media portrayal of refugees and immigrants has tended to focus on the negative rather than the positive;

Therefore be it resolved: 

That the CCR encourage its member organizations to monitor and respond to the media portrayal of refugees and immigrants and to advocate for more balanced coverage, and that the CCR member organizations having experience in media monitoring and media relations make their expertise known to the CCR for sharing among its members.

Working Group: 
Immigration and Settlement