Promoting a diverse, inclusive and accurate media
Media Diversity Institute (MDI) works internationally to encourage accurate and nuanced reporting on race, religion, ethnic, class, disability, gender and sexual identity issues in media landscapes around the world. While our work is grounded in the principles of freedom of expression and values of diversity and inclusion, our day-to-day work focuses on cultivating practical skills to combat negative stereotypes and disinformation and improve media and information literacy.Read more
(in)Visible Queer Migration: Why Digital Feedback Mat...
By Tamar Shatberashvili Queer.ge and Gvino, Duduki, Qalebi prove to be promising examples of digital platforms influencing narratives on Georgian …
British Newspapers Use Images to Replay Colonial Tropes About Refugees
By Hannah Ryan On 15th December 2022, the day at least four people drowned in the English Channel following another …
Praise abroad, controversy at home: Joyland and the trans community in...
At a time when hate crimes against trans people are rising due to disinformation campaigns, a movie like Joyland is more important than ever.
guidelines, studies AND resources
Media Diversity Institute gathers the latest guidelines, studies and other resources to help journalists, academics and civil society activists integrate a diversity perspective into their work.
Here are upcoming conferences, job openings and fellowship and grant opportunities.Read more
Here are academic resources and internship and scholarship opportunities.Read more
Here are training opportunities and resources on how to work with the media and create effective campaigns.Read more
Hashtag Generation’s Social Media Analysis Finds that Online Abuse I...
In Sri Lanka there is a need for democratic engagement in the online space and more accountability from social media companies for the harm perpetrated on their platforms.
MDI Hosts Journalism and Faith Workshop: Exploring Best Practices
Please join us for a timely discussion on how journalists report on the issues related to religion and beliefs. This …
Training for Journalists in Northern Syria
Between 23-27 May, journalists and media activists based in Norther Syria participated in a series of free courses on investigative …
What We Are Working On Now
Media Diversity Institute is working on a number of projects on the cutting edge of media and diversity issues. Check out what we are working on now.Read more
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