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#MediaAgainstHate Video Contest: Deadline Extended to 30 January

#MediaAgaisntHate is a campaign to counter hate speech and discrimination in the media in Europe. Within this campaign, professional journalists, community media practitioners and media students in Europe are invited to join the #MediaAgainstHate video contest. Deadline is 30 January 2017.


CIVIS Media Prize for Integration and Cultural Diversity 2017

The best radio, film and TV programmes as well as websites and web videos on the theme of integration and cultural diversity have to be sent to the CIVIS Media Prize European Competion by 20 January 2017.There is also the CIVIS Special Prize on the issue of football and integration.


Dune Voices Journalists Develop their Multimedia Reporting Skills

At the gathering in Tunis 19 Dune Voices journalists and editors discussed story ideas such as those about the forgotten schools in Gafsa, shocking testemonies of oil companies environmental damages in the Sahara and about a poverty-stricken family living in the mountains of Kasserine on the Algerian-Tunisian border.


BAME and Female Performers at Next Up Talent Showcase

Actress Kandace Caine and her business partner Elizabeth Bisola Alabi are launching Next Up Talent believing that this showcase will enable more BAME and women performers to break the entertainment industry. The first showcase will be held on 13 February. Channel 4 and Sky Atlantic will be attending.


MDI at ARIJ Forum in Jordan

The Arab Reporters for Investigative Journalism (ARIJ) celebrated its 10th anniversary gathering participants from nine countries in the capital of Jordan, Amman.The Media Diversity Institute (MDI) representative Mourad Sellami presented the Dune Voices multimedia platform to some of the participants and ARIJ Executive Director.


MDI Launches the Guide on How to Counter Hate Speech on Twitter

The Media Diversity Institute published the guide on how to counter hate speech on Twitter. In a collaboration with Twitter and within its project Get the Trolls Out, MDI launched the guide in 4 languages.


Unique MA Diversity and the Media Combines Theory and Practice

The number of students attending the MA in Diversity and the Media in 2016/17 at the Westminster University has tripled. Twenty four students attend the course, designed and set up in partnership with MDI. From year to year, this unique MA course is changing, mostly following new trends in journalism, communication and the media.


MDI Brings Leading Chinese Professors to the UK

Two leading professors from the prominent Sun Yat-Sen University in China visited several British universities that have modules on gender and the media. Dr Haiyan Wang and Dr Zhijin Zhong introduced their ideas of developing new courses on diversity and media. Dr Zhong praised "MDI for doing important and valuable work in promoting equality of people with diverse background".


Dune Voices Success at the Anna Lindh Award Ceremony

Maimouna Saleck won the Anna Lindh Mediterranean Journalist Award, for her story on traditional religious schools ‘mahadhras’in Mauritania, published on the Dune Voices website. Dune Voices is about raising awareness of issues from the heart of the Sahara, often forgotten and ignored.


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.


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.