The Long Media Debate of Capitalising the B in Black
As one the debate on Critical Race Theory in the US and elsewhere is getting more and more heated it is important to understand the importance of issues such as the capitalisation of B in Black for the Black community
Cancel Culture Series: Interview with Jillian C. York
"While we want to make sure that we're not silencing minority voices, that doesn't mean staying silent about things that are toxic." - Jilian C. york
Serbia’s Gender-based Violence Scandals and the Media’s Responsibi...
The media have a responsibility to report on gender-based violence in the most ethical way and by following journalism’s codes of conduct. Without such practices victims will not come forward and such crimes will continue.
Ovaries and Outrage: How Social Media Took Down Greece’s Fertility C...
As Greece’s media landscape continues to be concentrated in the hands of a few oligarchs, the attraction of social media as a platform for expressing ideas and accessing information not being covered by traditional news is only likely to grow.
Hate Speech in the Western Balkans and the Media
This article was initially published on Reporting Diversity Network 2.0 with the title Hate Speech in the Western Balkans: Monthly …
George Floyd and the Change in Media Conversations about Race
Lack of diversity is felt in the overall quality and emphasis of news coverage. It shapes the language and the narrative portrayed by the media and therefore has the power to shape people’s understandings of events around them.
The Annulment of the Istanbul Convention in Turkey “Can Turn int...
The final annulment of the Istanbul convention In Turkey may become a mechanism to silence the media covering violence against women and/or LGBTI+ individuals.
Is There a Solution to UK Media’s Persistent Islamophobia?
The integrity of UK’s media has been called out several times, and the coverage of the Batley school incident is only one of many that follows anti-Muslim tropes by criminalising Islam and by extension Muslims.
What Do English Headlines Reveal about Media Reporting on Travellers?
Nearly half of all online articles about Travellers in the English regional press contain ill-favoured words in their headlines, new analysis reveals.
Activism, Social Media, and Burnout: When Dealing with Diversity Issue...
It is up to allies to make sure that there are less bottomless voids present within social media discourse where key voices are overshadowed.
Excusing Male Violence: How Media Narratives Feed Cultural Norms
Media reports not only fail to accurately represent the facts, they also excuse acts of male violence or predatory behaviour, something which can have serious consequences for victims.
Ethnic Hate Speech and Narratives of Divide in the Western Balkans
This article is part of Media Diversity Institute’s project Reporting Diversity Network’s 2.0 Monthly Monitoring Highlights and was initially published …