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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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Media Diversity Institute and Get The Trolls Out!  Ask Pope to Retract...

Media Diversity Institute and Get The Trolls Out! Ask Pope to Retract...

On 22 November 2022, Pope Francis gave an interview to America Magazine in which he discussed several issues including the war in Ukraine. In his interview he implied that ethnoreligious minorities in Russia are crueller than those of the 'Russian...

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November 2022 Newsletter: Women, Protests and Journalism in Iran

November 2022 Newsletter: Women, Protests and Journalism in Iran

The death of Masha Amini spurred a wave of protests in Iran. Although the country is not new to protests, …

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Training the Next Generation of Media Professionals at the University ...

Training the Next Generation of Media Professionals at the University ...

As the new academic year starts, graduates from the MA Diversity and the Media developed by Media Diversity Institute in collaboration with the University of Westminster, are sharing their experiences by reminiscing about their time as students in the course.

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Schoolgirl’s Murder Sparks Far-Right Backlash in French Media

Schoolgirl’s Murder Sparks Far-Right Backlash in French Media

The horrendous killing of a 12-year-old girl has fuelled an anti-immigrant backlash in French media and political spheres.

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New Study Reveals that Young LGBTQ+ People Are Twice as Likely to Expe...

New Study Reveals that Young LGBTQ+ People Are Twice as Likely to Expe...

The reality of young LGBTQ+ people’s online safety is concerning, according to a new report.

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<strong>Paola Egonu’s Case Showcases Racism in Italian Sports Journa...

Paola Egonu’s Case Showcases Racism in Italian Sports Journa...

By Angelo Boccato In the Italian context, the world of sports is one of the few arenas where non-white Italians …

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European Policy Dialogue Forum Tackles Hate Speech and Urban Challenge...

European Policy Dialogue Forum Tackles Hate Speech and Urban Challenge...

This article was originally published by KAICIID Policymakers, religious leaders, journalists and civil society representatives converged in Castelldefels, Spain this …

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New Resource: Diversity In Media and Media Management

New Resource: Diversity In Media and Media Management

The Institute of Journalism and Communication Research (IJK) Hanover, Germany published a new Handbook on Diversity in Media and Media Management based on the work of eight students from a Master’s class called "Diversity in Media Management".

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<strong>Struggling for the Truth in the Balkans </strong>

Struggling for the Truth in the Balkans 

The general lack of balanced discussion in the media in the Balkans deprives the public of accurate information and damages professional journalism.

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When Women of Colour Experiences are Turned into Trauma Porn

When Women of Colour Experiences are Turned into Trauma Porn

It’s a long journey to where women of colour are able to prioritise themselves holistically without being boxed into overused narratives but the first step comes from media organisations and outlets taking an active step towards changing the stories they...

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Global Alliance Against Digital Hate and Extremism Demands Elon Musk M...

Global Alliance Against Digital Hate and Extremism Demands Elon Musk M...

Elon Musk, CEOTwitter1355 Market Street, Suite 900San Francisco, CA 94103  Dear Mr. Musk, The Global Alliance Against Digital Hate and …

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