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Serbian Daily Politika Accused of Misogyny

Two women have been killed by their partners in the premises of the Serbian Social Welfare Centre. Following this tragic event, one of the most prominent Serbian newspapers, Politika, which advertises itself as 'the oldest newspaper in the Balkans', published a fake interview with a fake expert relativising violence against women.


Lack of Women Over 30 in German TV and Film

After the age of 30, women start to disappear from German screens. A recent study by the Rostock University reveals that in German film, more than half of the lead roles are male. Subtle, yet significant, gendered ageism in the media has far-reaching and negative effects on how older women are perceived in society.


Reporting on Migration Workshop for EU Journalists

Journalists from EU interested in reporting on migrants, refugees and other vulnerable groups, should apply to participate at MDI workshop in London in September. If you would like to have an opportunity to produce a story with help of our journalism experts, please contact us on by 24 July 2017.


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.


Dune Voices Success at the Migration Media Award Ceremony

Three Dune Voices journalists received the Migration Media Award. Bennour Hussein, Chahreddine Berriah and Rima Marrouch, were trained by MDI and worked for the Dune Voices website. They received the newly established Migration Media Award funded by EU for their articles published on Dune Voices, BBC Arabic and El Watan.


MDI at Facebook OCCI against Extremism Launch

MDI Executive Director Milica Pesic was amongst the representatives of British civil society, media and academia at the Facebook event, while Sheryl Sandberg, the chief operating officer of Facebook, revealed the details of the Online Civil Courage Initiative countering hate speech and extremism.


Helping Refugee Journalists Return to Work

Vivienne Francis, a Journalism Course Leader at the London College of Communication, started the Refugee Journalism Project, an initiative that supports refugee and exiled journalists to re-establish their careers in the UK.


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.


MA Students' Films about Diversity and Inclusion

Learning not only practical skills such as camerawork and editing, but also how to report diversity through documentaries, MA Diversity and the Media students at the University of Westminster produced and screened five short films covering a wide range of topics.


Journalism and Community Engagement Under Trump

Walking with my suitcase across people cheering for the rights of refugees and Muslims to arrive in their country felt as a spark of hope in a time of rising intolerance. As I later understood, this was the first visible sign of civil society waking up after a long sleep. MDI project manager met those striving for community dialogue in the U.S.


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.