Our challenge to mainstream writers: Talking over minorities isn’t a ‘crisis of free speech’

Raf welcomes back our awards for racist and bigoted journalism, use #TheTrashies to nominate before 29th October 2018 Read More

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Voting for The Trashies 2016 is live!

This year’s nominees for The Trashies left us spoilt for choice. Narrowing down the nomination pool to a manageable worst of the worst was very difficult. (For the many people who nominated Richard Littlejohn’s body of work, don’t worry – his lifetime achievement award will come soon.) We also have a new addition to #TheTrashies this… Read More

#TheTrashies: Decolonising the White Gaze

by Claire L. Heuchan   It’s that time of year again: #TheTrashies are back and better than ever – or worse, depending on your perspective. In the last twelve months, the mainstream media have produced a relentless cycle of Islamaphobia, racist rhetoric, Othering, colourism, and xenophobia. Some articles have been carefully composed to dehumanise people of… Read More