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.

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We are looking for our new Deputy Executive Director! Extended Deadlin...

We are looking for our new Deputy Executive Director! Extended Deadlin...

MEDIA DIVERSITY INSTITUTE is seeking a Deputy Executive Director to lead the organization’s strategic, editorial and staff development. Deadline: 24 October 2021

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Battle over Headlines: The Kosovar and Serbian Media are on Different ...

Battle over Headlines: The Kosovar and Serbian Media are on Different ...

When the media only works to serve those in power, or to agree with the majority public opinion, the flames of tension will only be fanned.

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Black History Month UK: Tips on How to Commission Black Writers ALL YE...

Black History Month UK: Tips on How to Commission Black Writers ALL YE...

Let’s put some respect on Black History, the strong importance it holds for so millions around the world, and the constant reminder to honour it beyond one single month.

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Young Journalists on Course to Revolutionise the Media Landscape

Young Journalists on Course to Revolutionise the Media Landscape

The gap between mainstream and student media in the UK, the popularity of the latter is quickly growing, and they’re well on their way to defining a new kind of journalism and what should and should not be acceptable.

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Resources: Applications Open for Guardian’s Hugo Young Award ...

Resources: Applications Open for Guardian’s Hugo Young Award ...

A new opportunity has opened up for young journalists between 18-25. Click here for details. The Hugo Young Award is …

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The Politics of Being a Superhero and the Importance of Diversifying t...

The Politics of Being a Superhero and the Importance of Diversifying t...

It is easy to quote statistics or surveys, and a lot harder to dig into the systemic inequalities that run deep within the film industry and often only become more obvious when we see them blatantly visualised in extreme situations...

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Being Trans in Serbia (Part 2): Bringing change through the theatre

Being Trans in Serbia (Part 2): Bringing change through the theatre

Despite the fact the LGBTQ+ community is increasingly thematized in all arts, from film and theatre to dance, fine and visual arts, the trans identity is still a taboo in Serbia.

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Being Trans in Serbia (part 1): The media’s silence

Being Trans in Serbia (part 1): The media’s silence

Serbia seems to have built a wall of silence around the trans community. This approach is flawed in many aspects, especially as some from the trans community report it can have detrimental consequences.

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Lessons learnt from Channel 4’s Black to Front Initiative: An Interv...

Lessons learnt from Channel 4’s Black to Front Initiative: An Interv...

"This should be a wakeup call that you need to look at the structure of your organisations and make sure diverse voices are really being heard." - Ayshah Tull

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How Qui? (Who?) became the new antisemitic slogan of the far right and...

How Qui? (Who?) became the new antisemitic slogan of the far right and...

Antisemitic conspiracy narratives are flaring up in France, finding fertile ground in street demonstrations and online discussions against vaccination and the coronavirus health pass.

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Montenegro ethnic divisions mirrored in divisive media discourses

Montenegro ethnic divisions mirrored in divisive media discourses

Divided media create parallel realities for different people and it is now not clear if there is a way for the citizens of Montenegro to overcome the divisions served by politicians through the media.

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