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 Organisations’ Approach to Governance Needs to Diversify
Is the causal link between more diverse leadership and financial results the answer to improving media organisations’ bottom line?Read more
May 2023 Newsletter: Breaking Down the Walls
Audiences were warned by artists and journalists not to stay silent when freedoms are under threat and encouraged to be …Read more
African Media’s Portrayal of Its Continent Raises Questions
Africa in general is suffering from negative stereotypical news coverage and most stories centre on conflicts or wars, poverty, slums, corruption, famine, droughts, floods, kidnappings, irregular migration and xenophobia among others.
Gender, AI and the Psychology of Disinformation
Ultimately much of the success of disinformation campaigns comes through their connection to the way users consume information.
How Has Feminism Influenced the African Media Landscape?
By Abdullahi Jimoh Gender stereotypes have been rampant in journalism – especially in the past. The traditional approach was that …
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
Breaking down the Walls: Artists and Journalists Send a Strong Warning...
Exploring the role of the creative and media sectors in preserving freedom and promoting deliberation was a message repeated by other speakers at the event, part of the MEDIAdelcom project,
Join us in Warsaw! Breaking Down the Walls
Join us in Warsaw on 11 May 2023 at 18:00 - 20:00 CET!
Webinar: Conflict Reporting and the Russia-Ukraine War
After one year of the war in Ukraine, millions of Ukrainians have been displaced, more than 6,700 have been killed …
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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