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Diversity in Publishing: There’s No Going Back

"Why bring in blacks, Asians, gays, the disabled and, as (Lionel) Shriver describes them, ‘the crap educated’? We heard the same whinges when black actors got major parts to play in films and plays. Black Panther’s success showed what was possible," writes Yasmine Alibhai Brown.

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Why the Media Were Right to Republish Barr’s Racism

Many media outlets reporting a story on ABC cancelling Roseanne Barr’s show, repeated and quoted her racist tweet. MDI asked experts if those media should have avoided repeating Roseanne Barr’s racism. They agreed that the answer to this question on the ethics in journalism is in the context.

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What the Babchenko “Murder” Case Says About Journalism

The news has added a whole new chapter in the series of fake news across the world. Different media outlets and journalists have slammed this incident and blamed it for contributing towards the perception that media is manipulative, untrue and not to be trusted.

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Media Coverage of the Windrush Generation

Despite Amber Rudd’s fall, the nature of institutional racism of the scandal is not removed, as Hugh Muir points out, and related stories can be expected to remain part of a conversation on the hostile environment towrads migrants in the UK.

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Lack of Diversity in the UK Radio Industry

Ethnic minorities are significantly underrepresented in the UK radio industry, making up only 6% of staff. Positively, the number of women in the radio sector accurately portray the UK population, at 51%. This and many other findings were published by Ofcom.

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MDI’s Executive Director on BBC Weekend

MDI Executive Director MIlica Pesic was a guest on BBC Weekend radio programme dicussing recent developments in the Korean Peninsula, the current political situation in Armenia and the ‘bromance’ between Trump and Macron on his recent visit to the Unites States.

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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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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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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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