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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Disability and Intersectionality in the Media

Disability and Intersectionality in the Media

Is ableism the last acceptable form of discrimination?

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ICFJ Webinar: Covering COVID-19 in Communities of Color

ICFJ Webinar: Covering COVID-19 in Communities of Color

On Monday, 29 June 2020 at 3 PM British Summer Time (BST) Media Diversity Institute’s Anna Lekas Miller will be …

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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.

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Black TikTokers Get Creative To Fight Racist Algorithms

Black TikTokers Get Creative To Fight Racist Algorithms

Can algorithms fight algorithms?

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Yellow Filter: A Cinematic Technique or Pushing Stereotypes?

Yellow Filter: A Cinematic Technique or Pushing Stereotypes?

When does artistic creativity cross the line into pushing stereotypes?

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What Does It Take To Cover Diversity in Cuba?

What Does It Take To Cover Diversity in Cuba?

Cuba's LGBTQ independent journalists & creators navigate censorship and homophobic abuse.

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Should a Journalist Be Able To Attend a #BlackLivesMatter Protest As a...

Should a Journalist Be Able To Attend a #BlackLivesMatter Protest As a...

Should journalists hesitate to speak out for #BlackLivesMatter?

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How is #BlackLivesMatter Starting New Conversations in Media?

How is #BlackLivesMatter Starting New Conversations in Media?

Protestors are pushing essential conversations in the media.

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How Has the Balkan Media Reported On Minority Groups During the COVID-...

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.

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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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ICFJ Webinar: Covering COVID-19 in Communities of Color

ICFJ Webinar: Covering COVID-19 in Communities of Color

On Monday, 29 June 2020 at 3 PM British Summer Time (BST) Media Diversity Institute’s Anna Lekas Miller will be …

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ZOOM Event: Far Right Extremism in Cyberspace

ZOOM Event: Far Right Extremism in Cyberspace

How are far right terrorists using cyberspace to find new recruits?

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Egypt Training: How To Report on Diversity Issues During the COVID-19 ...

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 …

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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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