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.

Video: What is religious literacy and why does it matter?

Video: What is religious literacy and why does it matter?

By Anna Lekas Miller The video is part of and was initially published on MDI’s project Get The Trolls Out. …

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Event: Creating Intercultural Media Narratives

Event: Creating Intercultural Media Narratives

How do migration and the media connect? How can migrants, refugees and asylum seekers participate directly in European media productions? How can civil society organisations (CSOs) benefit from media training? These are the questions that the online webinar and final...

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Is real life allyship remaining as impactive as it was on social media...

Is real life allyship remaining as impactive as it was on social media...

Notice how allyship is defined as a lifelong process? Meaning that when it comes to issues involving justice and racism, it most certainly is not an overnight process.

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The pandemic of stigma, hatred, lies and conspiracies

The pandemic of stigma, hatred, lies and conspiracies

Both during ‘normal’ times and times of crisis it is especially important to avoid one-sided views

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LGBTQ+ History Month: Honoring Queer Communities of The Past and Prese...

LGBTQ+ History Month: Honoring Queer Communities of The Past and Prese...

While it’s great to explore creative ways of honoring the LGBTQ communities of the past, the media should do more to support queer communities in the present.

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How Do France’s Media Nourish Reactionary Moral Panic?

How Do France’s Media Nourish Reactionary Moral Panic?

This concept of "Americanisation of the debate" has a lot of political traction, appearing repeatedly in statements of support by politicians for the anti-intersectional movement.

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The UK’s Queer Scene and the Media’s Blind Eye

The UK’s Queer Scene and the Media’s Blind Eye

Can the UK media be better allies to the queer community, especially during the ongoing pandemic?

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How Should Journalists Report on Female Genital Mutilation?

How Should Journalists Report on Female Genital Mutilation?

Journalists and editors can play a fundamental role in overcoming the stigma and shame attached to Female Genital Mutilation.

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EU Terrorist Content Online Regulation Could Curtail Freedom of Expres...

EU Terrorist Content Online Regulation Could Curtail Freedom of Expres...

Counter-terrorism laws that have continued to pile up in the past years in Europe have constantly eroded the rule of law and reinforced executive powers of the state to the detriment of judicial oversight.

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How Does the QAnon Conspiracy Theory Spread Online?

How Does the QAnon Conspiracy Theory Spread Online?

Evidence for the escalation of QAnon comes from the messages left by some its supporters, which have been written in languages other than English.

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