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
Dispelling Disinformation and Digging For The Truth of Beirut’s Expl...
How can open source information and tools lead us to the truth?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
Do We Need Trigger Warnings On The News?
By: Tori Powell Earlier this month an explosion in Lebanon’s capital city of Beirut left more than 200 dead, 6,000 …Read more
A Slaughter, Not A Sacrifice: How UK Media Portrays Muslims on Eid
UK media has a responsibility to report on religious holidays responsibly.Read more
Creating Media Outside of the White Gaze
Does representation matter if some stereotypes are broken more than others?
Cancelled Or Criticised? Who is “Cancel Culture” Really Ta...
By: Jeremy Ullmann Over the past few weeks, the conversation around “cancel culture” has escalated into a full-blown hysteria. It …
Transforming the Ivory Tower – A Testament to Black Feminist Surviva...
A book, that for Black academics, feels like home.
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
MDI/ICFJ Present: Newsroom Diversity Beyond The Numbers
Join us for a webinar offering a truly global perspective on newsroom diversity.
MDI at the Social Change Initiative (SCI) Conference in Belfast: Media...
A conference from last year has relevant lessons for today.
ICFJ Webinar: Covering COVID-19 in Communities of Color
Why COVID-19 should be reported as as tory about structural 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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