“We spend so much time, especially as Muslims, watching ourselves in the media without actually speaking, without being asked what we think or what our perspective is.”

Award-winning journalist and poet Mohamed Hassan talks with Guled Mire about reporting on Islamophobia, the importance of media representation, and the toll that covering the March 15th terrorist attack had on his mental health.

Third Culture Minds is a mental health series exploring the experiences of New Zealanders from migrant and refugee backgrounds, hosted by Guled Mire. You can watch the rest of the series here.

Made with support from the Mental Health Foundation of New Zealand.