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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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Reporting on Migration & Refugees 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 info@media-diversity.org by 24 July 2017.

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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.

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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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Article 19 Hate Speech Seminar for Regulatory Bodies

Article 19 is inviting applications from representatives of audio-visual media regulatory bodies and press councils from across the European Union to participate in a two-day workshop on 5 – 6 October in London on international legal standards on regulating hate speech in the media.

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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.

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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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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.

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A New MDI Project Countering Hate Speech in Serbia

The Media Diversity Institute Western Balkans and the Serbian Youth Umbrella Organisation (KOMS) launched “Stop the Hate”, a new project aiming to enable young people to recognise, understand and combat online hate speech by developing meaningful and nonviolent counter-narratives. The project relies on “Tips to Counter Hate Speech on Twitter”, a guide designed by MDI.

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Media in Sri Lanka: from Division to Inclusion?

MDI team visited Sri Lanka where two different ethnic and religious narratives still exist and women are nowhere to be seen in the newsrooms. The island remains heavily divided and except from the English language media, no other newsrooms have Sinhalese and Tamil journalists working together.

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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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