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Call for Entries: Eurasia Media Innovation Challenge

MDI and ICFJ are offering $5000 to $100,000 grants for quality news to Russian speaking population in Euroasia. Deadline to apply is 29 October. For additional information, please join our webinar on 19 October from 10am EDT.

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Las Vegas Shooting: ‘Lone Wolf’ or ‘Terrorist’?

According to the media reports, Padock killed 58 and injured almost 500 people at the music festival in Las Vegas. Was this an act of domestic terrorism? If so, why some media outlets avoid using the expression 'terrorism'?

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MDI in Armenia: Real Women to Represent Real Women

According to a survey in Armenia, 63% of the population believes that men make better political leaders than women do. At the Yerevan Civil Society Forum devoted to the EU-Armenia cooperation, MDI contributed to a debate on how to achieve better gender equality.

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Media Meets Literacy in Sarajevo

The Media Diversity Institute Western Balkans Executive Director was amongst participants discussing how to foster media literacy among citizens of different backgrounds, as well as the role of social media in the contemporary media environment.

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Countering Hate Speech Workshop in Rome

Journalists from EU countries are invited to apply for a workshop on countering hate speech and managing online communities in Rome on 20-21 November 2017. People interested in applying should contact the organisers by 4 October.

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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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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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Meet the New Generation of Diversity and the Media MA Students

The new students of MA Diversity and the Media come from all over the world. During the one-year course, students will be equipped with conceptual theoretical training and practical skills such as documentary-making and media production.

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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.

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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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