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
Media Diversity Institute and Get The Trolls Out! Ask Pope to Retract...
On 22 November 2022, Pope Francis gave an interview to America Magazine in which he discussed several issues including the war in Ukraine. In his interview he implied that ethnoreligious minorities in Russia are crueller than those of the 'Russian tradition'Read more
November 2022 Newsletter: Women, Protests and Journalism in Iran
The death of Masha Amini spurred a wave of protests in Iran. Although the country is not new to protests, …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
Training the Next Generation of Media Professionals at the University ...
As the new academic year starts, graduates from the MA Diversity and the Media developed by Media Diversity Institute in collaboration with the University of Westminster, are sharing their experiences by reminiscing about their time as students in the course.Read more
Schoolgirl’s Murder Sparks Far-Right Backlash in French Media
The horrendous killing of a 12-year-old girl has fuelled an anti-immigrant backlash in French media and political spheres.
New Study Reveals that Young LGBTQ+ People Are Twice as Likely to Expe...
The reality of young LGBTQ+ people’s online safety is concerning, according to a new report.
Paola Egonu’s Case Showcases Racism in Italian Sports Journa...
By Angelo Boccato In the Italian context, the world of sports is one of the few arenas where non-white Italians …
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 will participate in a series of free courses on …
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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