Uncategorized

Category

Is There a Solution to UK Media’s Persistent Islamophobia?

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.

Read more
What Do English Headlines Reveal about Media Reporting on Travellers?

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.

Read more
Activism, Social Media, and Burnout: When Dealing with Diversity Issue...

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.

Read more
Excusing Male Violence: How Media Narratives Feed Cultural Norms

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.

Read more
Ethnic Hate Speech and Narratives of Divide in the Western Balkans

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 …

Read more
Egyptian Media: A Catalyst for Racism against Nubians

Egyptian Media: A Catalyst for Racism against Nubians

While the Western media has been actively fighting against racism and oppression of minorities, the Egyptian media has become instrumental in oppressing the already oppressed Nubian population in Egypt.

Read more
10 Confidence Building Measures for Platforms to Deliver Verifiable an...

10 Confidence Building Measures for Platforms to Deliver Verifiable an...

Europe has announced that it will be stepping up its efforts in the fight against online disinformation and publish guidance to strengthen the Code of Practice on disinformation. We call on the Commission to enshrine the following CONFIDENCE building measures in the upc...

Read more
Young and Diverse Podcast – Interview with Roma Artist Selma Sel...

Young and Diverse Podcast – Interview with Roma Artist Selma Sel...

Selma Selman is a Roma woman from Bosnia and Herzegovina. She incorporates her creativity, but also identity aspects into her artwork.

Read more
BAME Term Potentially Being Scrapped Creates Wider Conversations

BAME Term Potentially Being Scrapped Creates Wider Conversations

Many Black journalists agree that there may never be a sufficient or agreed upon term for seeking out ethnic minorities as a collective, and that is okay.

Read more
The Flaws of the UK’s Race Report and the Responsibility of Journali...

The Flaws of the UK’s Race Report and the Responsibility of Journali...

A report does not conclude the final say for our realities, experiences, and hopes for institutional racism to be a thing of the past one day.

Read more
George Floyd, the BLM and their impact on the Media: An Overview of MD...

George Floyd, the BLM and their impact on the Media: An Overview of MD...

The media shape public opinion and have the power to change the way people approach certain issues. When journalists report on such issues, the understanding of the deep roots of structural racism is important.

Read more
Does Unconscious Bias Training Work?

Does Unconscious Bias Training Work?

With the successes of some training schemes, also comes with the failures of others. Some structures may not work in the way that it has been intended to, so this should bring up further conversation that looks into ways in which other training initiatives should be int...

Read more