The refugee issues have become very hot topic over years, especially under the turbulent war situations in the middle east, the religious conflicts between refugee and citizens in Europe and North America, and the famine in Africa. Based on the refugee issues, we categorized 5 different ways on how Celebrity, Public, Visual, Social media, and Activist influence the world's view on the issues.
REFUGEE       /ˌref.juˈdʒiː/
 "For country own their from escaped who has personpoliticalreligious, or economic reasons or because of a war"
Celebrity Culture

Bakkila, Blake. "‘We Can Now Add Heartless and Evil to His Repertoire’: Celebrities React to Trump’s Refugee Ban." PEOPLE.com. Time Inc, 30 Jan.    

       2017.Web. 23   Feb. 2017.

Web: http://people.com/celebrity/celebrities-react-trumps-muslim-ban/

"Refugee crisis: 9 celebrities taking a stand." CNN. Cable News Network, n.d. Web.   23 Feb. 2017.

Web: http://www.cnn.com/2015/12/28/world/gallery/celebrities-refugee-crisis/

Anonymous, Radnor PA. "Celebrities and Their Influence." Tenn Ink. Teen Ink, n.d.    Web. 23 Feb. 2017.


Unhcr. Youtube. United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), 12 Sept. 2016. Web. 31 Mar. 2017.


Krol, James Rothwell; Charlotte. "Everything you need to know about Donald Trump's 'Muslim ban' ." The Telegraph. Telegraph Media Group, 29 Jan. 2017.        Web. 31 Mar. 2017.



Public Media

Gale, Peter. "The refugee crisis and fear: Populist politics and media discourse."

Journal of Sociology 40.4 (2004): 321-40. Web. https://www.researchgate.net/publication/258154310_The_refugee_crisis_and_fear_Populist_politics_and_media_discourse. 23 Feb. 2017.​

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Coole, Carolynne. "A Warm Welcome? Scottish and UK Media Reporting of an

Asylum-Seeker Murder." Media, Culture & Society, vol. 24, no. 6, 2002, pp. 839-852

Visual Culture

Fire At Sea: The Incredible Doc About The Refugee Crisis On The Mediterranean" MTV News. Web. 24 Feb. 2017.

Web: http://www.mtv.com/news/2946938/fire-at-sea-the-incredible-doc-about-the-refugee-crisis-on-the-mediterranean/


Bradshaw, Peter. "The Golden Dream Review – Growing Up On The Border". the Guardian.Web. 24 Feb. 2017.

Web: https://www.theguardian.com/film/2014/jun/26/golden-dream-review-suspenseful-drama

"David Cameron Tells Of Heartbreak At Seeing Images Of Drowned Syrian Boy". The Northern Echo, Web. 1 Apr. 2017.

Web: http://www.thenorthernecho.co.uk/news/13644316.David_Cameron_tells_of_heartbreak_at_seeing_images_of_drowned_Syrian_boy/

"The Golden Dream - Trailer - Peccadillo Pictures". YouTube. Web. 1 Apr. 2017.

Web: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bgp9g9NF_x0&t=5s

Novak, Matt. "The Syrian Refugee Crisis Is Our Children Of Men Moment".Gizmodo UK. Web. 24 Feb. 2017.

Web: http://www.gizmodo.co.uk/2015/09/the-syrian-refugee-crisis-is-our-children-of-men-moment/

Social Media

Coppola, Giovanna. "How Social Media Helps the Refugee Crisis - 5 Ways." Creative Connection. N.p., 05 Sept. 2016. Web. 25 Feb. 2017.



"New Paths: How Social Media & Technology Are Changing Refugee Journeys." Peacegeeks.org. N.p., 9 Nov. 2015. Web. 25 Feb. 2017.



Activist Culture

"Australia: Appalling Abuse, Neglect of Refugees on Nauru." Human Rights Watch. N.p., 03 Aug. 2016. Web. 19 Mar. 2017.

Web: https://www.hrw.org/news/2016/08/02/australia-appalling-abuse-neglect-refugees-nauru


Metherell By Lexi Metherell, political reporter Stephanie Anderson and staff, Lexi. "'Systematic abuse': Human rights groups go undercover in Nauru." ABC News. N.p., 02 Aug. 2016. Web. 01 Apr. 2017.


"Activists Rally at O'Hare Against Trump's Order on Refugees." NBC Chicago. NBC Chicago, 29 Jan. 2017. Web. 19 Mar. 2017.

Web: http://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/chicago-ohare-airport-refugees-detained-trump-executive-order-412060113.html

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