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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Action against Hate: Diversity & Religion Exhibition Counters Anti...

Action against Hate: Diversity & Religion Exhibition Counters Anti...

In response to a recent increase in antisemitic and anti-Muslim visual images online and in the media, a new exhibition …

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<em>(</em><strong>in)Visible Queer Migration: Why Digital Feedback Mat...

(in)Visible Queer Migration: Why Digital Feedback Mat...

By Tamar Shatberashvili  Queer.ge and Gvino, Duduki, Qalebi prove to be promising examples of digital platforms influencing narratives on Georgian …

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British Newspapers Use Images to Replay Colonial Tropes About Refugees

British Newspapers Use Images to Replay Colonial Tropes About Refugees

By Hannah Ryan On 15th December 2022, the day at least four people drowned in the English Channel following another …

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Praise abroad, controversy at home: Joyland and the trans community in...

Praise abroad, controversy at home: Joyland and the trans community in...

At a time when hate crimes against trans people are rising due to disinformation campaigns, a movie like Joyland is more important than ever.

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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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Hashtag Generation’s Social Media Analysis Finds that Online Abuse I...

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.

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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 participated in a series of free courses on investigative …

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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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