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
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 …Read more
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”?Read more
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.Read more
Understanding the Antisemitic History of the “Hooked Nose” Stereot...
Even when it is a harmless drawing, the "hooked nose" is a harmful stereotype.Read more
NOW HIRING: PT Communications Manager
Apply by 10 October 2020
Is Hate and Prejudice In Our DNA?
We need to learn how to acknowledge our evolutionary roots while building a better world.
“Feed Fatigue” or An Excuse To Turn Off?
It is important to be mindful about what it means to turn off and tune out.
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
‘Words Hurt: The Ethics of Reporting on Race’
BLM and Black journalists in the UK
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.
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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