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
Public Room: How the Macedonian Media Missed the Opportunity to Shed L...
As the “Public Room” case remained unsolved for two years after its discovery, media coverage led the public in N. Macedonia to mistrust the country’s authorities.Read more
The Media’s Role in Malawi’s Struggle to End HIV Stigma
While the communities in Malawi in particular and the country at large are hoping for the media to help end any form of stigma and discrimination the media itself needs a lot of training and courage to confront the problem.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
New Report Produced by MDI Examines Antisemitic Narratives in Anti-Vax...
Media Diversity Institute as part of Get The Trolls Out! (GTTO) and in collaboration GTTO partners Amadeu Antonio Stiftung, Center …Read more
Event: Conspiracies of Hate: Antisemitism in Online Anti-Vax Discourse
What is the connection between anti-vax conspiracies and antisemitism and what is the role of social media? About this event …Read more
November Newsletter: Online Disinformation Threatens Diversity in the ...
On 22 October a consortium of 17 US News organisations published a series of reports called ‘The Facebook Papers’. Reports …Read more
Quo Vadis, Serbia?
How did the defenders of Serbia’s shameful past get the right to paint murals of war criminals?How did we get to the point of considering activists as rioters and arresting them?
The Great Reset and its Believers
Belief in the “Great Reset” narrative and how the world is allegedly transforming into a socialist eco-dictatorship has gathered pace thanks to the pandemic – with politicians now weighing in on the issue. What do the right-wing media and activists have to say about it?
In Ethiopia the Truth is Killed Every Day
As the civil war in the Horn of Africa enters its second year, the propaganda machinery is in full gear and mutual hatred reaches new heights.
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
What is Newsworthy in a Meeting between a Rabbi, a Priest, and an Imam...
Around 170 participants from 55 countries participated in the first hybrid-style workshop within the Global Exchange on Religion and Society (GERIS) project implemented by PARTICIP and Media Diversity Institute (MDI), and supported by the European Commission.
Media Diversity Institute at the Fazana Media Fest
Media Diversity Institute co-organised this year's International Multimedia Journalism Festival Fažana Media Fest, on 6-12 September, in Fazana, Croatia, where we presented some of our recent work.
How the news media can advance diversity and inclusion in 2021 and bey...
After a turbulent year of protests in the wake of George Floyd’s murder, the US and UK media industries have had to re-evaluate their approach to diversity and racism.
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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