Stories

Our stories examine the ways that race, religion, class, dis/ability, age, gender and sexual identity issues intersect with major topics in the media, and aim to bring new perspectives to light.

We are looking for our new Deputy Executive Director! Deadline: 6 Sept...

We are looking for our new Deputy Executive Director! Deadline: 6 Sept...

MEDIA DIVERSITY INSTITUTE is seeking a Deputy Executive Director to lead the organization’s strategic, editorial and staff development. Deadline: 6 September 2021

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Media needs to go beyond raising awareness in its fight against child ...

Media needs to go beyond raising awareness in its fight against child ...

One of the best media strategy in reporting about child marriages is to move beyond awareness of the problem. Stories should be about covering solutions to the problem and successes as many cases media coverage that is supported by advocacy...

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Sports, Racism, and the Media’s Responsibility

Sports, Racism, and the Media’s Responsibility

Racism during Euro 2020 is only one example of the way the media report on diversity and inclusion in sports. Media Diversity Institute stresses out the need for more inclusive reporting of sports.

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Resource: Curation as methodological enhancement in researching produc...

Resource: Curation as methodological enhancement in researching produc...

Research into how producers negotiate issues of diversity and multicultural content in Europe is rare and mostly relies on interviews and documents, and furthermore work on understanding those negotiation processes in relation to children’s screen content is even rarer.

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Resource: Courage against Hate

Resource: Courage against Hate

The Courage Against Hate initiative has been brought together by Facebook for thepurpose of sparking cross-sector, pan-European dialogue and action to combat hate speech and extremism.

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Why the UK media industry needs paid maternity leave and benefits

Why the UK media industry needs paid maternity leave and benefits

A combination of flexible working, a more supportive work culture, valuing women’s contributions, shared leave, more part-time jobs, better maternity pay, and protected job opportunities post-maternity leave would all make the media industry a better option for working parents.

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The German Far Right Blames Migrants and Muslims for Antisemitism, Whi...

The German Far Right Blames Migrants and Muslims for Antisemitism, Whi...

Citing the suffering of Palestinians to justify hatred against Jewish people is an exploitative form of discrimination that should be strongly condemned. Similarly, the tackling of antisemitism should not perpetuate hatred against migrants and Muslims.

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When the Media Use Terrorist Tropes: The Coverage of Dine Hoxha Attack...

When the Media Use Terrorist Tropes: The Coverage of Dine Hoxha Attack...

It is the media’s professional and legal obligation to not “present material that incites hatred or violence against individuals on the basis of race, religion, nationality, colour, ethnic origin, membership, gender, sexual orientation, civil status, disability, illness or age”.

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Islamo-Leftism: A False Concept That Has Polarised Public Opinion

Islamo-Leftism: A False Concept That Has Polarised Public Opinion

In these times of heated tensions, it is important that concepts such as Islamo-leftism, which influence the media narrative, are scrutinised for what they are; divisive, stigmatising and false.

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Taking the Knee During Euro 2020

Taking the Knee During Euro 2020

Whoever wins on Sunday, it is certain that a European conversation on racism is out in the open, and it is something that will find more and more space as the World Cup in 2022 will be hosted in Qatar,...

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Resource: Disinformation campaigns about LGBTI+ people in the EU and f...

Resource: Disinformation campaigns about LGBTI+ people in the EU and f...

This briefing was initially published on the European Parliament’s website. Abstract “The purpose of this briefing is to give a …

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