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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Journalists Feel Religion Coverage Is Poor

Journalists Feel Religion Coverage Is Poor

A groundbreaking study which examines the attitudes and perceptions regarding the state of faith and religion in the media found …

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MAGIC Call for Applications: Awareness Raising Campaigns on Gendered I...

MAGIC Call for Applications: Awareness Raising Campaigns on Gendered I...

This call is launched in the framework of the project MAGIC (Muslim women and communities Against Gender Islamophobia in society), …

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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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MAGIC Shares Open Call for Essays for Students Based in Belgium

MAGIC Shares Open Call for Essays for Students Based in Belgium

The MAGIC project, which is led by European Institute of the Mediterranean and implemented by Media Diversity Institute Global, Fundación …

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The British Crown’s Colonial Legacy and the Media Debate in the ...

The British Crown’s Colonial Legacy and the Media Debate in the ...

Academics, journalists, and activists from Britain, and beyond, are calling for a different conversation on history. This conversation should be safe from sanitising popular culture approaches in the style of Downton Abbey or The Crown.

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Joint Statement on the Proposal for the European Media Freedom Act

Joint Statement on the Proposal for the European Media Freedom Act

The undersigned journalists’, media freedom, and human rights organisations welcome the European Commission's initiative to strengthen the free and pluralistic media system and the commitment to protect journalists and editorial independence within the European Union

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Does Meta Feel Pressured to Deliver on Their Diversity Goals?  

Does Meta Feel Pressured to Deliver on Their Diversity Goals?  

The results of the report show a prevalent and quite familiar fact in the tech industry – like most other IT companies, the Meta employees are predominantly white and male. Though, Meta’s efforts to overcome this cannot be denied.

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Women’s Trauma and Sexual Violence at the Centre of the Italian Elec...

Women’s Trauma and Sexual Violence at the Centre of the Italian Elec...

Everything suggests, unfortunately, that this relationship between flawed coverage and ruthless propaganda will occur more and more often.

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Media Diversity Institute and Reporting Diversity Network 2.0 at Faža...

Media Diversity Institute and Reporting Diversity Network 2.0 at Faža...

For the past four years, every September journalists, media workers, academics and CSOs gather in Fažana, a small town in …

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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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MAGIC Shares Open Call for Essays for Students Based in Belgium

MAGIC Shares Open Call for Essays for Students Based in Belgium

The MAGIC project, which is led by European Institute of the Mediterranean and implemented by Media Diversity Institute Global, Fundación …

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MDI Hosts Journalism and Faith Workshop: Exploring Best Practices

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 …

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Training for Journalists in Northern Syria  

Training for Journalists in Northern Syria  

Between 23-27 May, journalists and media activists based in Norther Syria will participate in a series of free courses on …

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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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