Current Projects

Media Diversity Institute is working on a number of projects that promote media and information literacy, better representation of minority groups in the media and combat disinformation around the world.

Muslim Women and Communities against Gender Islamophobia in Society

MAGIC (Muslim women and communities Against Gender Islamophobia in society) is a project devised to prevent gender Islamophobia in Spain and in Belgium, in particular in media outlets, and to draw lessons useful for other European countries. The project will be carried out by a consortium led by the European Institute of the Mediterranean (IEMed) and formed by the Media Diversity Institute Global, the Collectif contre l’Islamophobie en Belgique and the Fundación Al Fanar para el Conocimiento Árabe. Today this...

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Critical Exploration of Media Related Risks and Opportunities for Deliberative Communication: Development Scenarios of the European Media Landscape MEDIADELCOM will develop a diagnostic tool (multiple scenario building model) for policy makers, educators, media critical bodies and institutions, as well as for media experts and journalists, which will enable the provision of holistic assessment of risks and opportunities concerning deliberative communication and consequently social cohesion in Europe. The tool will enable drawing on multiple risks and opportunity scenarios of the European...

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Inclusive Media, Cohesive Society

Inclusive Media, Cohesive Society (IMeCS) is a two-year project which aims to foster a media sector that contributes to a pluralistic, inclusive, and cohesive society in Lebanon. The lead partner on the project is the Samir Kassir Foundation, working together with Media Diversity Institute and the Thomson Reuters Foundation.  Goals: To ensure that media platforms, including social media, provide a fair representation of all components of the Lebanese societyTo equip marginalized groups and hate speech victims with the necessary tools...

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Get the Trolls Out! Sri Lanka

Get The Trolls Out! Monitoring and Combating Online Hate Speech and Disinformation Campaigns in Sri Lanka (GTTOSL) is a 3 year project which aims to foster social cohesion in Sri Lanka by developing critical thinking skills among online audiences and building resilience to harmful narratives propagated by social media. The lead partner on the project if the Media Diversity Institute, working together with Hashtag Generation as the partner in Sri Lanka. Goals: To raise awareness of the scope and focus...

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