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Get the Trolls Out 2 – MDI against Religious Intolerance

MDI and its partners are launching the continuation of "Get the Trolls Out!" In the second phase of GTTO we are going to counter religious hate incidents against Muslims, Jewish and Christian communities in Europe.

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The Role of the Media in Rohingya Crisis

When large crisis such as the one affecting Rohingya people in Myanmar occur, the role of both international and local media is essential. Political pressures and state of freedom of expression in Myanmar have to be taken into account when it comes to the reporting of local media.

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‘New Normal’ on Reporting Migration in Italian Media

On the occasion of the Human Rights Day, the Media Diversity Institute (MDI) has looked closely on the situation in Italy where, as Father Abba Mussie Zerai pointed out, it is possible to find different samples of the ‘new normal’ racist rhetoric.

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Harvey Weinstein: Why Did It Take So Long?

How was the story of sexual abuse in Hollywood buried for so long in the age of Internet and social media? Does this case prove how much professional and trusted mainstream outlets such as the New York Times are needed?

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MDI Contributes to the Journal for Applied Journalism

MDI Executive Director Milica Pesic presented in the paper for the Journal for Applied Journalism and Media Studies concrete and detailed examples of how her organisation has worked to promote inclusive journalism in many different countries and regions.

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Lack of Media Coverage on Discrimination against Roma in Serbia

Most of the Serbian media failed to report that 20 years ago two teenagers killed Dušan Jovanović, a 13-year old Roma boy, as they fail to tackle issues of discrimination against Roma, racism, sexism, hate speech.

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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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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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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 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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