ONAuBiH published a manual for media reporting on LGBTIQ topics in BiH

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ONAuBiH presented the manual “Reporting in the colors of the rainbow spectrum: Manual for media reporting on LGBTIQ topics in Bosnia and Herzegovina”.

Based on research that included mapping the 14 most read portals in Bosnia and Herzegovina, where more than 50 articles were analyzed, the Youth Newspaper Association in Bosnia and Herzegovina (ONAuBiH) presented a manual for media reporting on LGBTIQ topics within Bosnia and Herzegovina. media discourse, but also professional guidelines and recommendations for journalists reporting on LGBTIQ topics.

Media reporting on LGBTIQ topics within Bosnia and Herzegovina was analysed. media discourse immediately before and immediately after the Parade 2022 (April 1 – September 30, 2022). Working on the research, researchers Kristina Ljevak and Jasmina Čaušević, in cooperation with the project team, extended the time scope to include the event in Banja Luka when the activists of the Procession were attacked.

The manual also presents a comparison between what preceded the visibility of the struggle for the rights of the LGBTIQ community.

“Reporting in the colors of the rainbow spectrum: Manual for media reporting on LGBTIQ issues in Bosnia and Herzegovina”, writes ONAuBiH, represents one of the results of the work of this organization’s team, which was published as part of the “All Colors of the Rainbow” project, which is implemented with the support of USAID/ INSPIRE program.

The manual is available for download online at this link.