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
Disability and Intersectionality in the Media
Is ableism the last acceptable form of discrimination?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
Yellow Filter: A Cinematic Technique or Pushing Stereotypes?
When does artistic creativity cross the line into pushing stereotypes?Read more
Should a Journalist Be Able To Attend a #BlackLivesMatter Protest As a...
Should journalists hesitate to speak out for #BlackLivesMatter?
How is #BlackLivesMatter Starting New Conversations in Media?
Protestors are pushing essential conversations in the media.
How Has the Balkan Media Reported On Minority Groups During the COVID-...
It is time for the Balkan media to hold people in power accountable.
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
ZOOM Event: Far Right Extremism in Cyberspace
How are far right terrorists using cyberspace to find new recruits?
Egypt Training: How To Report on Diversity Issues During the COVID-19 ...
On 16 April 2020, Media Diversity Institute (MDI) and Cairo-based consultancy N30 Degrees organized an online media training titled, “How …
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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