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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The European Media Freedom Act: An Interview with Laura Becana Ball

The European Media Freedom Act: An Interview with Laura Becana Ball

"If the proposed European Media Freedom Act is kept as a regulation, the provisions included to protect and promote pluralism and diversity in the media will be applied directly and simultaneously to every member state," Laura Becana Ball

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MDI Voluntary Scheme: Social Media Volunteers

MDI Voluntary Scheme: Social Media Volunteers

Media Diversity Institute (MDI) is looking for 3 volunteers to join its communication team and contribute to its social media. …

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<strong>Praise abroad, controversy at home: Joyland and the trans comm...

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

By Anmol Irfan  Pakistan’s consideration to be entered in for an Oscar nomination, has had a difficult time establishing itself …

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Misery Monetisation and Impact on Youth 

Misery Monetisation and Impact on Youth 

By Alessandra Vescio  Molly Russell was 14 years old when she was found dead in her bedroom. An inquest, concluded …

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Andrew Tate’s Case Highlights Deep Impacts of Social Media Manipulat...

Andrew Tate’s Case Highlights Deep Impacts of Social Media Manipulat...

By Lizzie Cernik Since news of his arrest in Romania on suspicion of organised crime, human trafficking and rape hit …

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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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