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Hungarian Media Campaigns against Refugees and Soros

The media coverage of Viktor Orban's anti-immigration policies and some of the campaigns against refugees and George Soros were in the focus ahead of MDI's panel “Fascism is back. Is journalism part of the problem or a solution?" at the International Journalsim Festival in Perugia.

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#SilenceHate Media Camp in London

MDI is organising a media camp for 30 participants – journalists, audio visual professionals, and NGO and social activists who will exchange best practices and create innovative media products related to countering online hate speech towards migrants.

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A Media Storm: Antisemitism in the Labour Party

The past few days have seen the media reporting heavily on Jeremy Corbyn and the Labour Party, with a focus on antisemitism. While the media, for the most part, reported on this issue in an informed manner, social media was less measured.

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German Far-right AfD's Digital Artillery

Ahead of the MDI panel at the International Journalism Festival in Perugia, we analysed the media coverage in Germany where one of the questions was how much social media platforms supported hate speech, anti-migrants and another form of discriminatory language.

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Most of the Indonesian Media in anti-LGBT Campaign

Indonesia has recently drafted a new penal code that could criminalise homosexual sex. MDI interviewed experts who explained why most of the Indonesian media have changed the tone of reporting on LGBT community in recent years.

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Hatred in Everyday Life in Serbia

"It is important to discuss the issue of hate speech, the role of the media, as well as the bounderies between freedom of expression and hate speech,“ MDI Westwern Balkans Director Ivana Jelaca said opening a debate "Hatred in Everyday Life in Serbia" held in CZKD in Belgrade.

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Become a Postgraduate Student of Diversity and the Media

Aspiring students of Diversity and the Media MA can apply for the course starting in September 2018.

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Dr Puhalo for MDI: 'Salafis as Scapegoats in the Bosnian media'

After spending two months with members of the Salafi movement in Bosnia, Dr Puhalo published a detailed study “Salafis in Bosnia and Hercegovina” dedicating one part to the media portrayal of Salafis in Bosnia.

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How to Report on People in Poverty

Although stories about poverty concern people who are potential audience, media organisations do not give enough attention to poverty and inequality, nor do they report sensitively about disadvantaged communities. Stereotypes, assumption and misinformation often dominate in articles on benefit frauds, or human-interest stories.

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MDI in Perugia: China Between Traditional and Digital Media

MDI panel at the Journalism Festival in Perugia explored the impact of technology on Chinese media from the way effective political supervision – and censorship – works on social networks in the country, to the specific case of the state news agency Xinhua which highlights strong ideological continuities with the past.

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Story of MDI in 8 Minute Film

Watch the video that pays tribute to MDI's work and its 15 years of promoting diversity in the media. The short film made by the independent film maker Rani Khanna, features MDI trainers, trainees, students and staff who contributed to the promotion of a more inclusive media with projects all around the globe.

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