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.

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Reimagining A Diverse and Inclusive Theatrical Space

Reimagining A Diverse and Inclusive Theatrical Space

By: Emilyn Kowaleski Until recently, theatre as we knew it was defined as a live performance, with live actors performed …

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Parler: The “Unbiased” Social Media Platform of Conspiraci...

Parler: The “Unbiased” Social Media Platform of Conspiraci...

After Twitter ‘censored’ Trump, the US right flocked to Parler. What’s next for the self-declared “unbiased social platform”?

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MA PROGRAMME: DIVERSITY AND THE MEDIA

Media Diversity Institute runs a one-of-a-kind MA Programme in Diversity and the Media at the University of Westminister in London.

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Event: How the British Media Reports Terrorism

Event: How the British Media Reports Terrorism

Centre for Media Monitoring panel sheds light on its recent report into anti-Muslim bias in terrorism reporting

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Understanding the Antisemitic History of the “Hooked Nose” Stereot...

Understanding the Antisemitic History of the “Hooked Nose” Stereot...

Even when it is a harmless drawing, the "hooked nose" is a harmful stereotype.

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We Need To Talk About the UK Media’s Representation of Traveller...

We Need To Talk About the UK Media’s Representation of Traveller...

By: Josh Morris If you follow any UK news publication on social media, you’ll eventually come across a story about …

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NOW HIRING: PT Communications Manager

NOW HIRING: PT Communications Manager

Apply by 10 October 2020

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Is Hate and Prejudice In Our DNA?

Is Hate and Prejudice In Our DNA?

We need to learn how to acknowledge our evolutionary roots while building a better world.

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“Feed Fatigue” or An Excuse To Turn Off?

“Feed Fatigue” or An Excuse To Turn Off?

It is important to be mindful about what it means to turn off and tune out.

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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.

For Journalists

For Journalists

Here are upcoming conferences, job openings and fellowship and grant opportunities.

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For Students

For Students

Here are academic resources and internship and scholarship opportunities.

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For CSOs

For CSOs

Here are training opportunities and resources on how to work with the media and create effective campaigns.

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Event: How the British Media Reports Terrorism

Event: How the British Media Reports Terrorism

Centre for Media Monitoring panel sheds light on its recent report into anti-Muslim bias in terrorism reporting

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‘Words Hurt: The Ethics of Reporting on Race’

‘Words Hurt: The Ethics of Reporting on Race’

BLM and Black journalists in the UK

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MDI in Fazana: A “Tsunami” of Hate Speech, Fake Speech and Other C...

MDI in Fazana: A “Tsunami” of Hate Speech, Fake Speech and Other C...

Listen to MDI & ICFJ's panel at the Fazana Media Festival here.

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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.

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