Media Can Be Used to Mitigate Islamophobia

By Katie Baumann

WASHINGTON D.C.—Despite the anti-Islamic sentiment, there is hope for Muslims in America, according to George Papagiannis, head of external relations and information at United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).

Papagiannis, who has almost 20 years experience in journalism and media development, shared his expertise with MediaLab’s documentary team Monday in Washington D.C.

The New York City native worked at Internews when 9/11 occurred, and said that some of his experiences in the aftermath helped shape his outlook on Islamaphobia in America.

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