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
Creating Media Outside of the White Gaze
Does representation matter if some stereotypes are broken more than others?Read more
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 …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
Transforming the Ivory Tower – A Testament to Black Feminist Surviva...
A book, that for Black academics, feels like home.Read more
Taking Back the Hashtag: How Young People are Fighting Hate on TikTok
Meet the influencers going viral against hate.
Can Boycotting Facebook’s Advertising Services Force Positive Change...
Will the social media giant finally listen?
How German Media Blamed “Large Families” For the Spread of...
It wasn't even true.
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 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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