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El racismo tras la historia de Mamoudou Gassama
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What’s racist about the story of Mamoudou Gassama, the Spiderman from Paris

Moha Gerehou, David Conde, eldiario.es, 2018 | ZEMOS98 (Spain)

Moha Gerehou, a journalist from eldiario.es, reflects on this videoblog about how the story of Mamoudou Gassama was used in one hand by mainstream media outlets and by other hand by politics to try to build the image of the good heroic immigrant that is just another harmful racial stereotype. This video aims to reach wide fragments of digital press readers with the aim of promoting awareness about how the social media, mainstream media and politics show a distorted image of the reality migrants have to live daily by highlighting a spectacular and singular case. This video can be used for educational and activist purposes in different contexts by promoting debates around the story the video analyzes.

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