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.

What do The Witches Get Wrong about Limb Difference?

What do The Witches Get Wrong about Limb Difference?

The continuation of the fervent depiction of disabled persons in movies will only result to more disabled persons feeling unworthy of existing in this wicked world.

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What Happens When Journalists from the Global South Are Ignored?

What Happens When Journalists from the Global South Are Ignored?

Until newsrooms provide an inclusive space for journalists from the global south to share their stories, crucial representation will be lost in the process.

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French Muslims Weather a Hostile Media Climate

French Muslims Weather a Hostile Media Climate

France's hardline governmental and media offensive against "Islamist separatism" is tightening the screws on already marginalised Muslim communities in the country, prompting many French Muslims to consider leaving the country.

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How Do Media Narratives on Migration Influence Diversity in Italy?

How Do Media Narratives on Migration Influence Diversity in Italy?

When it comes to way the Italian media cover migration and diversity, it is clear that there are several problematic issues around good practices. The country’s media still have a long way to go.

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Bosnian Media: Killing Migrant Solidarity with Hate Speech

Bosnian Media: Killing Migrant Solidarity with Hate Speech

Bosnian media lacks information about refugees in the country, while the Bosnian population remain exposed to fake news and different interpretations of truth.

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COVINFORM: Information in the Times of COVID-19

COVINFORM: Information in the Times of COVID-19

The impacts of COVID-19 are beyond physical implications. Those who have been most affected are vulnerable people who had already been living in precarious conditions.

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EVENT: Ancient Hatred, Modern Medium: Conference on Internet Anti-Seme...

EVENT: Ancient Hatred, Modern Medium: Conference on Internet Anti-Seme...

Online anti-Semitism is the new dimension of a very old problem. MDI takes part at a conference on online anti-Semitism.

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How Do the Croatian and Serbian Media Report Migration?

How Do the Croatian and Serbian Media Report Migration?

Reports of border violence in Croatia and Serbia are flooding international media. Saša Leković examines the media environment and the depiction of migrants in the two countries.

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Now Hiring: Social Media Campaigner

Now Hiring: Social Media Campaigner

MEDIA DIVERSITY INSTITUTE is seeking a social media campaigner to lead the strategic development, management, design, coordination, and delivery of …

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Native Agency: Breaking Free From the Neo-colonial Lens of Photojourna...

Native Agency: Breaking Free From the Neo-colonial Lens of Photojourna...

Can one photo agency help the world of photojournalism breakout of its neocolonial patterns?

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